The 179D Energy-Efficiency Tax Deduction Becomes Permanent With Stricter Energy Standards

When Congress approved the COVID-19 relief and omnibus budget bill in December, it delivered a welcome gift to the real estate industry. After being extended year after year, the 179D

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The Power of Rooftop Solar

STAG Industrial’s recent announcement of three new Maryland rooftop community solar projects is being hailed as a step  in providing low-cost renewable energy to local homes and businesses.

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Shifting to an advisory mindset to drive client value

To remain competitive, architects must consider how they can move from a design approach to an advisory mindset by taking advantage of training programs and tools. AIA partner Engineered Tax

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Engineered Tax Services Launches New Cost Segregation Mobile App

Julio Gonzalez, the Founder, and CEO of Engineered Tax Services Inc. (ETS), one of the largest tax engineering firms, specializing in helping their clients better utilize federal, state, and local

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5 Benefits of Implementing a Trusted Advisor Program

When you think about the accounting industry just a few decades ago, CPAs built their reputations on being skilled “debits and credits” professionals. Getting the job done accurately and on

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Comprehensive Overview: 2020 Tax Extenders Signed Into Law

Much of the nation’s attention has been focused on the second COVID-19 stimulus bill approved by Congress at the end of the year. However, the relief bill was combined with

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6 Engineering Activities That Qualify for the R&D Tax Credit

Is your engineering firm missing opportunities to capture tax savings? Research and development (R&D) tax credits are a permanent federal tax incentive designed to stimulate innovation, growth and competitiveness. The

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Second Stimulus Package Extends COVID-19 Relief to Businesses, Workers and Families

After months of negotiations, Congress has passed a $900 billion COVID-19 economic stimulus bill that extends relief to small businesses, workers and families reeling from the pandemic. The legislation, which

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Decreasing Your Tax Burden With A Cost Segregation Study

There are two primary methods for expensing real estate costs: the traditional straight-line method and an engineering-based cost segregation method. Cost segregation, particularly now, renders a variety of benefits for

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Discover Why Medical Device Companies Can Claim Valuable R&D Tax Credits

Are you missing opportunities to capture tax savings through research and development (R&D) tax credits? Medical device manufacturers conduct ongoing activities that qualify for meaningful tax savings to increase cash

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3 Top Tax Deductions for Real Estate Investors

The past year has seen a flurry of legislative and regulatory measures intended to assist businesses and individuals with COVID-19 challenges. Given the volume of ensuing guidance from the IRS

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Year-end Tax-Planning Strategies for Property Owners

The year 2020 will be recorded as a time of volatility and market disruption—not to mention a presidential election that changed which party controls the executive branch. Long before COVID-19

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Why Business Tax Credits Play a Pivotal Role in 2021 Tax Planning

Unprecedented. Uncertain. Disruptive. After a year of pandemic shutdowns and subsequent economic turmoil, these words have been used repeatedly to describe a tumultuous 2020. They can also be used to

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CRE Owners and Investors Can Benefit From a Cost Segregation Study

Cost segregation is an important strategic tax tool that can help commercial real estate owners and investors increase cash flow and lower their tax liability through accelerated depreciation deductions and

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Founder and CEO of Engineered Tax Services Inducted Into The AccountingToday’s Top 100

Recently this month our Founder and CEO, Julio Gonzalez was inducted into the AccountingToday Top 100 – The Most Influential People in Accounting for 2020.  Check out the award and

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How Advisory Services Can Help Architects Gain a Competitive Edge

Architects and engineers aspiring to grow their firms can stand apart from the competition by serving in a true advisory capacity to their clients. Why is this important? Increasingly, your

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14 Pro Strategies To Brace Your Business For Economic Downturns

To this end, 14 industry experts from Forbes Finance Council share specific steps businesses can take to shore up their finances and create a stronger foundation to face the next economic crisis.

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Learn How a CPA Marketing Audit Can Refocus Your Firm’s Growth Efforts

You already know that marketing your CPA firm’s capabilities is essential to growing your business. All too often, accounting and consulting firms encounter difficulties in executing a marketing plan that

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