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R&D Tax Credit Benchmarking Survey & Study

R&D Tax Credit Benchmarking Survey & Study

R&D Tax Credit Benchmarking Survey & Study Research and Development Tax Credits represent a considerable opportunity for CPAs and their clients alike.  How do we know? Well, we asked!  Throughout the summer of 2021, Tri-Merit engaged in a comprehensive...

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Ready To Offer Irs Audit Defense For Clients?

Ready to Offer IRS Audit Defense for Clients?

Ready to Offer IRS Audit Defense for Clients? The word “audit” around tax time is scary for businesses, the self-employed, W-2 filers, and even accounting firms. That said, the consensus is that audits trigger about .4-.5 percent of the time (based on nearly 200...

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Claiming The 45L Tax Credit For Eligible Contractors

Claiming the 45L Tax Credit for Eligible Contractors

By David Shereda, Director, Tri-Merit Since 2006, the U.S. tax code has allowed contractors building energy-efficient residences to claim the 45L tax credit. The process is a bit time-consuming for accountants and CPAs, and there are multiple steps to claim the $2,000...

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Employee Retention Credit (Everything You Need To Know)

Employee Retention Credit (Everything You Need to Know)

Employee Retention Credit CPAs are more critical now than ever. A modern CPA does more than balance the books and file tax returns. A (good) modern CPA acts as a trustworthy financial advisor to their clients. They analyze and give advice, helping their clients...

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Helping Severely Impacted Businesses

Helping Severely Impacted Businesses

For some businesses, 2020 and 2021 will be their worst years ever.  Businesses in the hospitality or entertainment industries were the hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting lockdowns. Restaurants, bars, gyms, and concert venues; any business relying...

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How To Begin Pharmaceutical Research And Development

How to Begin Pharmaceutical Research and Development

Beginning a program of pharmaceutical research and development (R&D) is like any other major initiative in that it needs a good starting point. The endpoint may not be as well defined, simply because it is not always known which direction the R&D will...

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R&D Guidelines For Software Development Projects

R&D Guidelines for Software Development Projects

Research and development occur in computer software work that attempts to produce innovation or a breakthrough in the area of information technology or computer science. A step forward in these areas means an enhancement of general knowledge or capability and not...

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The 4-Step Process For Offering R&D Services To Your Client

The 4-Step Process for Offering R&D Services to Your Client

High-performing accounting firms focus on providing high-value, specialized services tailored to their clients’ needs.  But you already knew that. That’s why, to better serve your clientele, you recently decided to help your startup clients claim R&D tax credits....

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Accounting For Research And Development: Gaap Requirements

Accounting for Research and Development: GAAP Requirements

Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) are just what their name implies: a generally accepted set of accounting principles, procedures, and standards that public companies in the U.S. must follow when preparing financial statements. The Financial Accounting...

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The Best Accounting(Ish) Podcasts In 2021!

The Best Accounting(ish) Podcasts in 2021!

Are you looking for a new accounting podcast series to sink your teeth into? For excellent advice and insight into the accounting world, look no further than this list of accountingish podcasts. Some of our choices dive into practice management techniques for today's...

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