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Creating Firm Value with R&D Credits


Cost Free
Presentation Length 1.0 hour

Recorded DateMarch 28, 2019
CPE:Not available
(archived webinars do not offer CPE credits)
Subject AreaTaxes
Course LevelBasic
Course Description

In this webinar, Scott Hamilton of Cohn Reznick will guide attendees through the world of the Research and Development (R&D) Tax Credit. Scott will outline what this credit is, who qualifies and how this and other tax credits can add value to firms and clients.

Learning Objectives:

  • What is the R&D Tax Credit?

  • Who Qualifies?

  • What Industries?

  • Examples of R&D Activity

  • Eligible Costs

  • Client Examples

How to Talk to Your Prospect

  • Conversation Starters

  • Tools for You

  • Client Examples

  • Creating Additional Value

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Scott Hamilton, CPA and partner, is the national practice leader of the Research & Development (R&D) Group for the Firm. Based in the Los Angeles office, he has over 18 years of experience as a corporate tax advisor. Scott has significant experience serving both publicly traded and closely held companies that have operations in multiple international and domestic locations. His expertise is R&D tax credit and has assisted clients with IRS and state audit matters. Scott’s technical specialties include Orphan Drug credits, Section 174 and Section 199 deductions, Tangible Property Regulations, Cost Segregation, Fixed Asset Outsourcing, and M&E deductions. His experience includes a wide variety of public and private companies across numerous industries including manufacturing, medical and life sciences, software development, gaming, and high technology. Prior to joining CohnReznick, Scott was a managing director at a top ten accounting firm. His practice focused on the R&D tax credit within the firm’s federal tax consulting group. This group focused on accounting methods and periods, R&D tax credits, fixed asset consulting, domestic production activities deduction, and other similar tax consulting services.

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