Section 179D Status Update

Many of our clients have requested updates on the status of IRS Code Section 179D, the Energy Efficient Commercial Building Deduction. This deduction which expired on December 31, 2016 has

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Last Minute 2016 Tax Tips and 2017 Planning

TAX TIPS AND STRATEGIES: PART 1 “While working through those April 15th tax returns, remember you are your client’s quarterback to a successful investment. Ensure you are utilizing your engineering-based

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The Future of 179D and 45L Energy Tax Incentives

The Future of 179D and 45L Energy Tax Incentives Regarding requests for updates on the status of 179D and 45L extensions, unfortunately the answer is still nothing yet! But here

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It’s time to update your HVAC system, here’s why:

Today is the Summer Solstice sparking the first day of summer. Nearly half of all energy bills are a direct result of heating and cooling consumption. With the summer heat

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How 179D EPAct Benefits Both Public Entities and Designers

Why EPAct Benefits Public Entities Several Architectural firms have discussed EPAct with their School and City clients.  When a Public Entity agrees to sign the EPAct gifting letter, the Architect

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Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015 Among the 50+ tax provisions is a 2-year extension of both 179D tax deduction for commercial buildings and 45L tax credit for

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Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015 Among the 50+ tax provisions is a 2-year extension of both 179D tax deduction for commercial buildings and 45L tax credit for

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“If you want an easy life, don’t be an architect” – Zaha Hadid Having previously worked in the architectural field myself, one of my main goals has been to help

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Our CPA partners recognize the value in providing value added specialty tax services as a significant revenue source. The national accounting firms have all created separate value added entities structured

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If you have installed energy-efficient systems you may be eligible for 179D EPAct

If you have installed energy-efficient lighting systems since 2006, you may be eligible for significant tax benefits Did you know DESIGNERS are eligible for a Federal tax benefit of up to $1.80

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