IRS Issues Interim Guidance for Taxpayers Applying the Research Credit against Payroll Taxes

Qualified small businesses can apply elect to apply up to $250,000 of Research and Experimentation Credits (Research Credit) against their payroll tax obligations. Previously, the credit was only available to offset income taxes and certain taxes on net gains. This provision is applicable to tax years starting on or after January 1, 2016 and should be of particular interest to companies conducting research and development activities during the start-up and early-growth stages.…

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