Private Equity and R&D Tax Credits

Written on April 26, 2016

If any of your companies has tried or is trying to develop a new or improved product, manufacturing process or software, it’s likely to be eligible to claim R&D tax credits, whether or not the attempt was successful. Equal to up to 15 percent of qualified spending, these dollar-for-dollar offsets against income tax liability are being used by more and more private equity firms to increase the realized value of their portfolio companies.

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