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R&D Articles

Information and Education on the Research & Development Tax Credit

“Using Tax Credits To Encourage Innovation”

With new R&D Tax Credit savings opportunities available at the federal and state level, innovative businesses have vast new opportunity to lower their tax burden


“Encouraging Innovation: New Federal and Virginia Opportunities with R&D Tax Credits”

Many businesses within the state of Virginia are eligible to have part of their research and development expenses subsidized by the federal and state government.  Yet, many go unaware of this tax savings opportunity.


“Taxpayer-Favorable Regulations Expand the R&D Tax Credit for Customer-Facing Software Development”

Recognizing the vital role that computer technology plays in the U.S. economy, the IRS has issued proposed regulations expanding the research credit for software development.  In this 2015 Journal of Taxation article, Tax Credits Group President Michael Krajcer provides readers with an understanding of why financial institutions in particular will benefit from these new rules, which focus on software that enables third-party interaction with businesses.

“Favorable Ruling in FedEx Case Provides Opportunity for Financial Institutions Developing Internal-Use Software to Claim the Research Tax Credit”

In 2009, The U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee held that the Internal Revenue Service could not require FedEx to apply the so-called “discovery” test in order to claim the research credit for its development of internal-use software.

“Recent Extension and Modification of the Research Credit Provides New Opportunities for Financial Institutions”

In 2007, Tax Credits Group President Michael Krajcer authored an article for the Journal of Taxation detailing the changing, favorable landscape of the Research & Development tax credit, specifically as it related to financial institutions.