Activities that can qualify


  • Drug development or improvement
  • Regulatory requirements compliance testing
  • Shelf life or product stability improvements
  • Testing prototypes for new product validation
  • Software application development
  • Quality assurance testing design
  • Medical equipment design and development
  • EPA-compliant processes or equipment development

How much businesses can save


Immune-Strengthening Drug

$4M/yr

Avg Annual Revenue


$110,000

Total Fed/State R&D Credits

Chronic Infection Testing

$3M/yr

Avg Annual Revenue


$85,000

Total Fed/State R&D Credits

One-Step Pregnancy Test

$100K/yr

Avg Annual Revenue


$100,000

Total Fed/State R&D Credits

How CTI makes tax incentives easy


Maximize State & Federal Credits

A specialty pharma company intended to expand and bolster its research and development expertise within the market. As such, the company wanted to acquire every possible tax credit available with its qualifying activities. And since most of their R&D activities occurred in California, the company was eligible for both federal and state credits.

Comprehensive Study Process

CTI’s elite team conducted a thorough R&D study to identify all qualifying R&D costs. A large portion of those expenses included wages for 150 scientists and R&D-related personnel. With all total tax credits, including the payroll offset, CTI captured $3.5 million for the pharma company.

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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I really liked the audit protection, operating with the knowledge that CTI stands behind its work. Audit protection, personal relationships, and the ease of the step-by-step process...I could not be happier with the results.
Adam Zachs, Director of Compliance
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