Posts Tagged ‘green tax credits’

California and Federal Tax Refunds Overlooked by Many

Monday, March 1st, 2010

In today’s challenging economic period, business owners are looking for every way to reduce costs and increase cash flow and profits.

We continue to see businesses and their CPAs overlook extremely valuable tax breaks, including:

- Federal and State Hiring Credits ($500 to $15,000 per employee)

http://www.blakechristian.com/hiring_tax_credits.html

http://www.blakechristian.com/california_tax_incentives.html

- Federal and State Eco/ Energy/ Green Credits (10% to 50%)

http://www.blakechristian.com/energy_tax_credits.html

- Use of Interest Charge DISCs for Export Sales

http://www.alliantgroup.com/_ag/index.cfm/our-services/export-incentives/interest-charge-domestic-international-sales-corporation-ic-disc1/

- Evaluation of Compensation Structure Options to Minimize After-Tax Cash Outflows.  This includes taking advantage of the lucrative and flexible qualified retirement plan rules.

http://www.cpa2biz.com/Content/media/PRODUCER_CONTENT/Newsletters/Articles_2008/CorpTax/Compensation.jsp

http://www.cpa2biz.com/Content/media/PRODUCER_CONTENT/Newsletters/Articles_2007/CorpTax/Services.jsp

- Re-Evaluating Legal Structure of Business Operations to Minimize Taxes

http://www.taxguideonline.com/hcvt/

There is still time to claim many of these tax benefits on your 2009 tax returns. 

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2009 Stimulus Plan Filled With Eco/ Energy Tax Incentives

Sunday, March 22nd, 2009

One of the centerpieces of the 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Stimulus Bill) involves a variety of energy tax incentives and alternative fuels funding provisions focused on reducing America’s  dependency on carbon-based energy.

The energy related tax provisions total approximately $20 billion of tax incentives and the energy funding provisions represent approximately $45 billion of the spending provisions.

Attached are articles summarizing the variety of new and existing tax credits and other incentives available for businesses and individuals for 2008 and later years.

 

March AICPA Corporate Taxation Insider Newsletter:

http://www.cpa2biz.com/content/media/PRODUCER_CONTENT/Newsletters/Articles_2009/CorpTax/GoingGreener.jsp

 

 

Download AICPA March Corporate Taxation Insider Newsletter 3 16 09

PDF Version

 

Download Reduce Emissions article 12.2007  CA EZ Program Can Offset Regulatory Costs

 

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