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IRS Issues New Rules Under 263(a)

Posted 6:32 PM by
On Jan. 1, 2012 new rules became effective regarding when to deduct or capitalize amounts paid to acquire, produce or improve tangible property. These new rules will affect all taxpayers that acquire, produce or improve tangible property.
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Tax-Exempt or Taxable Financing? The Impact on Investment Recovery.

Posted 8:43 PM by
Competition remains fierce between communities to attract or retain business that drives employment, revenues and overall development. The offer of issuing bonds for project financing is frequently used by local governments or agencies to incentivize location in a particular area.
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Tax Credits: An Opportunity (with a Price)

Posted 8:53 PM by
Federal and state tax credits offer business owners incentives for their business activity that, effectively, provide dollar-for-dollar reimbursements of qualified expenditures. Other incentives provide special deductions that accelerate the recovery of investment in assets.
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EPA Delays GHG Permitting for Biomass-powered Industries

Posted 3:17 PM by
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced that it will defer greenhouse gas (GHG) permitting requirements for carbon dioxide emissions resulting from biomass-powered sources. Manufacturers who utilize biomass as a fuel source for industrial production will receive some relief from the EPA's decision.
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New Financing Options for Small Business

Posted 2:43 PM by
Are you a manufacturer with a major order that is dependent upon obtaining financing for plant expansion? Are you a life science company that has identified a promising new application for technolgy under development but are struggling to find the financing necessary to move the opportunity from planning stages to implementation? Are you in the forecasting and planning stages for 2011 activity yet are uncertain about the availability of capital?
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How the New Small Business Jobs Act Will Help Your Business

Posted 3:43 PM by
The 2010 Small Business Act contains many provisions that will aid businesses of all sizes and in all industries, including manufacturing and distribution, life sciences, technology, and healthcare.
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Improve Building Performance with Lighting Retrofits

Posted 4:24 PM by
Section 179D of the Internal Revenue Code provides a valuable financial incentive to business leaders seeking to improve the energy efficiency of their buildings. Named the Energy Efficient Commercial Buildings Deduction by code, and commonly referred to as the EPAct deduction (after the law that created the incentive), this incentive provides a deduction of up to .60 per square foot for improvements to lighting systems.
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