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WCA December 2017 Membership Meeting
December 7, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm$35 - $65.00
Dexter and East Lansing School Bond Projects
R & D Tax Credits Aren’t Just for “Lab Rats” –
Construction Firms Can Qualify Too!
Join us for our next WCA meeting which will take place on Thursday, December 7th. We will hear presentations on upcoming school bond projects and how construction firms can qualify for research and development tax credits.
DEXTER AND EAST LANSING
SCHOOL BOND PROJECTS
Greg Brand, Director of Virtual Design & Construction atGranger Construction, will provide information on the construction projects included in the Dexter Community Schools $72 million bond issue.
Dave Warner, Project Manager at Clark Construction, will provide information on the East Lansing School District’s construction projects that are a part of the district’s $93.7 million bond issue.
R & D TAX CREDITS FOR CONSTRUCTION FIRMS
Many construction companies are unaware that the federal government offers research and development (R&D) tax credits. Other companies are aware of these credits, but fail to take full advantage of them due to misconceptions about the types of research and development activities that qualify. Research and development is not limited to the work of scientists; a broad range of construction industry practices will qualify for the credit under the Internal Revenue Code’s definition of R&D.
Steve Mihalik, a shareholder at Doeren Mayhew with more than 25 years of public accounting experience, will discuss how construction firms can quality for Research and Development (R&D) Tax Credits.