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Research Credit & Domestic Production Activities Deduction For Software Development Initiatives

April 16, 2015
2:30 PM to 6:00 PM EST

Westin Southfield
1500 Town Center
Southfield, MI 48075
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Stephanie Rosenbaum
(248) 688-3318
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BDO USA, LLP invites you and your colleagues to a complimentary CPE-qualified program. Take advantage of this unique opportunity to hear tax leaders discuss the application of new, taxpayer-friendly, proposed regulations and the domestic production activities deduction for software-development efforts.

Specific topics to be covered include:
  • New regulations regarding software development and the R&D tax credit
  • Definition of “Internal Use Software” as it relates to R&D tax credits
  • Domestic production activities deduction opportunities
2:30 PM to 3:00 PM - Registration
3:00 PM to 4:30 PM - Seminar
4:30 PM to 6:00 PM - Cocktail Reception
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to: 
  • Explain the new definition of Internal Use Software as it relates to R&D tax credits;
  • Understand how new Internal Use Software regulations might apply to past and future claims; and
  • Identify domestic production activities deduction opportunities for software companies.
Delivery: Group Live
Prerequisites: None
Advanced Prep: None
Credits: 1.5 CPE credits in the field of Tax
Program Level: Overview
BDO USA, LLP is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.nasbaregistry.org
Chris Bard, R&D National Leader, BDO USA LLP
Chad Paul, R&D Regional Leader, BDO USA LLP
Brendan Sullivan, Tax Senior Manager, BDO USA LLP