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Cost Free
Presentation Length 1.0 hour

Recorded DateFebruary 21, 2018
CPE:Not available
(archived webinars do not offer CPE credits)
Subject AreaTaxes
Course LevelBasic
Course Description

R&D tax credits aren’t just for big companies anymore. Over time, the credit has been expanded and extended, and recently made permanent with the passing of the PATH Act. Today, R&D includes business of all shapes and sizes.

Join CTI Director of R&D Mark Echols for an educational webinar offering technical updates and advantageous insights regarding the R&D tax credit. We’ll also explore in depth what the R&D credit is, how to identify opportunities, and address concerns for capturing the R&D tax credit.

Learning Objectives

  • R&D Credit Overview and Descriptions

  • Technical Updates

  • Opportunities and Concerns

  • New process using today’s technology and new project methodologies

  • Current audit landscape

  • Adding value to your CPA firm working with a partner like CTI

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Mark Echols

Corporate Tax Incentives
R&D Tax Solutions Leader
(866) 444-4880

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Mark leads CTI’s national research and development (R&D) tax credit practice and is involved in all aspects of providing R&D services to his clients, including: conducting high-level R&D tax credit feasibility analyses, managing complex and comprehensive R&D tax credit studies and defending R&D tax credit claims under IRS and state taxing authority examinations. Mark has over 20 years of Big Four accounting firm experience and specializes in federal and state R&D tax credit solutions. Prior to joining CTI in 2013, Mark served as tax director in PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP’s (PwC) Southern California R&D practice. He provides R&D services to Fortune 500 corporations and large public companies, as well as medium-sized private companies. Mark has aided companies in the biomedical, software, video game development, film animation, manufacturing, aerospace engineering and pharmaceutical industries, saving his clients in excess of $200 million in federal and state R&D tax credits. Mark earned his bachelor's degree from the University of California, Davis.

About Our Presenter

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At CTI, we specialize in helping your business take full advantage of the tax credits and incentives you’re entitled to. Whether you’re a VP of Finances at a Fortune 500 company or financial controller at a fast-growing start-up, CTI creates your tax-credits pathway towards essential tax savings. CTI has generated hundreds of millions of dollars in savings for thousands of companies. We’ve earned a reputation as the top provider in maximizing corporate tax incentives and credits, as well as for providing unsurpassed customer service to our clients.