R&D Credits available for architecture, engineering, and contracting companies.

Posted by Jeffrey M. Feingold on 01.22.12

R&D tax credits are often available to companies in the design and construction industries.

Typical qualifying activities for R&D credits for contracting, engineering or architecture industrie include:

  • Design for LEED/Green Initiatives
  • LEED certification
  • Improving acoustical qualities of structure
  • Developing alternative water flow / plumbing systems
  • Developing alternative electricity conduction systems
  • Developing or improving lighting within a structure
  • Improving or developing alternative ventilation for a structure Improving or determining alternative heating and cooling systems
  • Determining alternative structural design
  • Designing building shape and form
  • Building Information Modeling
  • HVAC design
  • Mechanical system design and testing
  • Structure and facility design for constructability
  • Value engineering

Contact Tax Point Advisors, Inc. for more details.


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