The Fiona Show: R&D Tax Credit

CROSSBORDER SOLUTIONS  |  Podcast , ±31 min episodes every 1 week, 1 day  | 
Only a small percentage of companies who qualify for the R&D tax credits actually apply. Why? Usually because they don’t know they qualify—or they don’t realize how much they can benefit. In The Fiona Show: R&D Tax Credits podcast, CrossBorder Solutions’ experts reveal the truth about R&D tax incentives all over the world. The first lesson? It’s always good to apply.

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Episode 29: Thinking Inside the (Patent) Box

Several countries around the world offer patent box regimes, additional R&D tax incentives offered on patented intangible assets. Why doesn’t the U.S. have one? Should it? Jack Kemp Foundation Senior Fellow Ike Brannon discusses this critical R&D topic with CrossBorder Solutions’ Manager of R&D Tax Credit Lydia Clowney.

Episode 26: R&D for the Food and Beverage Industry 

CrossBorder Solutions’ Manager of R&D Tax Credit Lydia Clowney explains how Section 41’s exclusion of projects related to “taste” does not refer to biological taste or flavor, a crucial distinction for recognizing the Food and Beverage Industry’s abundant R&D opportunities.

Episode 25: How R&D Credits Vary State by State

A refresher on the federal R&D tax credit followed by a tour of the various R&D incentives offered throughout the United States, with special guest UConn Professor of Law Richard D. Pomp and CrossBorder Solutions’ Director of R&D Tax Incentives Rahim Walji.

Episode 23: Will the US Fall Behind China in R&D?

China managed to increase its R&D spending by double-digit percentages two years in a row, and they're not slowing down any time soon. Is the US in danger of losing its top position in R&D investment? Rob Atkinson of the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation joins CrossBorder Solutions Director of R&D Tax Incentives Rahim Walji to discuss how the US can stay ahead.

Episode 19: 'Build Back Better' and the U.S. R&D Tax Credit

'Build Back Better.' With just three words - and $3 trillion - President Biden will kick off his administration’s ambitious plans to revitalize the economy in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. CrossBorder Solutions Director of R&D Tax Incentives Rahim Walji and Chief Economist Mimi Song breakdown the plan's proposals to boost R&D in the US.

Episode 18: Are Changes to GILTI on the Way?

The U.S. Senate is eyeing an overhaul of several TCJA provisions: GILTI, FDII, and the BEAT. CrossBorder Solutions Director of R&D Tax Incentives Rahim Walji is joined by VP of Global Projects at the Tax Foundation Daniel Bunn to discuss these proposals and their major potential consequences.

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