Activities that can qualify

  • Functional site planning
  • Building materials analysis
  • Conceptual design iterations
  • LEED/sustainability evaluations
  • Building performance simulations
  • Geometric and spatial optimizations
  • Proof-of-concept mockups
  • Lighting analysis and optimization

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How CTI makes tax incentives easy

Resource Constraints

An architecture firm engaged CTI for an R&D study. But due to cutbacks and workload, CTI was limited as to how much time they could spend directly interfacing with technical staff to learn about operations and departments’ R&D activities.

Reconstruct Expenses

CTI kept interviews with key staff to a minimum and reconstructed project expenses for wages, supplies, and materials by meticulously reviewing invoices and other documentation. CTI quantified all qualified expenditures and exceeded the original R&D credit estimate.

Power Success with R&D Tax Credits

Innovation powers the economy. Government rewards you for it with tax incentives. Much of the research activity your firm performs may qualify.

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Types of incentives

Employment Incentives

In recognition of the jobs and training that employers like you provide, governments offer employment incentives to help you offset payroll taxes, pay for employee training, and tap into new talent pools.

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R&D Incentives

Research and development incentives reward businesses of all industries and sizes for technical approaches to problem-solving, thus promoting innovation and improvement for companies and the economy.

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Cost Segregation

Increase cash flow with cost segregation’s accelerated depreciation for real estate assets. If you've acquired, remodeled, expanded, or constructed real estate, you can likely benefit from a cost segregation study.

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Discretionary Incentives

Take advantage of your business location with discretionary incentives that go beyond standard incentive opportunities. Know where to look and how to negotiate in order to reap your full financial potential.

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CTI identified almost $2 million in R&D tax credits over three years. We’ve built a rapport and consistent methodology with CTI that makes for an efficient study process and credit amounts beyond our expectations.
Jeff Marshall, CEO & Co-founder