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Did New York State Recently Expand Its Movie & Television Tax Credit Program?
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Tax Professional Level: Master Tax Advisor

Yes, on November 4th of 2016, New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo signed Chapter 420 of the Laws of 2016 which expanded the New York State Film Tax Credit Program (hereinafter the “NYSFTCP”) for qualified...   Read More
Do Most States Within The United States Offer Movie And Television Production Tax Incentives?
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Tax Professional Level: Master Tax Advisor

Yes, most states currently offer Movie and Television Production Tax Incentives (hereinafter “MPIs”). MPIs are tax benefits offered on a state-by-state basis throughout the United States to entice, as...   Read More
What Is The Scope And Application Of The Final Treasury Regulations Governing IUS R&D Tax Credit Claims?
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Tax Professional Level: Master Tax Advisor

On October 3rd of 2016, the Internal Revenue Service (hereinafter “the Service”) issued Final Treasury Regulations setting forth guidance on research and development efforts in connection to Internal Use...   Read More
Did The Service Recently Issue A New Audit Techniques Guide Governing TPR Compliance?
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Tax Professional Level: Master Tax Advisor

Yes, the Internal Revenue Service (hereinafter “IRS”; or “the Service”) recently issued on September 14th of 2016 an Audit Techniques Guide (hereinafter “ATG”) governing Tangible Property Regulations...   Read More
What Are The Primary Differences Between A Cost Segregation Analysis And A Construction Tax Planning Analysis?
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Tax Professional Level: Master Tax Advisor

There are many noteworthy differences between the scope and application of a Cost Segregation analysis and a Construction Tax Planning analysis. The scope of a Cost Segregation analysis will methodically review...   Read More
Can A Real Estate Investment Trust ("REIT") Benefit From A Cost Segregation Study?
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Tax Professional Level: Master Tax Advisor

Yes, a Real Estate Investment Trust (hereinafter "REIT") can potentially benefit from a cost segregation analysis. I would wholeheartedly recommend scoping the cost segregation opportunities on a property by...   Read More
Please Provide A Synopsis Of Newly Issued Rev. Proc. 2016-29 Affecting Accounting Method Change Filers.
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Tax Professional Level: Master Tax Advisor

On May 5th, the Internal Revenue Service (hereinafter the “Service”) issued Rev. Proc. 2016-29, which outlines automatic accounting method changes and provides administrative procedures for electing them....   Read More
Do Most States Within The United States Offer Movie And Television Production Tax Incentives?
User Photo Peter J. Scalise
Tax Professional Level: Master Tax Advisor

Yes, most states currently offer Movie and Television Production Tax Incentives (hereinafter “MPIs”). MPIs are tax benefits offered on a state-by-state basis throughout the United States to entice, as...   Read More
I Would Appreciate If Someone Could Please Provide A Synopsis Of The Recently Enhanced U.S. Federal-Level R&D Tax Credit Program Under...
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Tax Professional Level: Master Tax Advisor

On December 18th of 2015, President Obama signed into law a sweeping $1.14 trillion dollar funding bill that will keep the federal government operating through September 30th of 2016. In connection to the tax...   Read More
Does The United States Have A Tax Incentives Program Geared Towards Rehabilitating Historic Building Structures?
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Tax Professional Level: Master Tax Advisor

Yes, the Historic Preservation Tax Incentives Program jointly administered by the National Park Service and the State Historic Preservation Offices is the nation’s most effective Federal-level program to promote...   Read More

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