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Feb 11, 2016, 14:43 ET

PATH Act Extends Section 179D Deduction for Energy-Efficient Commercial Buildings

Near the end of last year, Congress passed and President Obama signed into law the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes (PATH) Act, a broader,...

Dec 18, 2015, 21:21 ET

President Signs Tax Extenders Bill, Makes R&D Tax Credit Permanent

On December 18, President Obama signed into law tax extenders legislation that will extend over 50 expired provisions of the tax code, including...

Dec 17, 2015, 09:38 ET

Congress Reaches Deal on Tax Extenders, Makes R&D Tax Credit Permanent

Yesterday, Congress reached a deal on tax extenders legislation that will extend over 50 expired provisions of the tax code and will expand and...

Nov 30, 2015, 10:57 ET

alliantgroup Welcomes Ron Schultz to alliantNational Office

 alliantgroup is proud to announce the addition of former IRS official Ron Schultz to the firm's alliantNational office in Washington D.C. A...

Nov 12, 2015, 17:52 ET

alliantgroup Hosts U.S. Congressman and New House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady at Latest Economic, Legislative & Policy Summit

 From November 9th-10th, U.S. Congressman Kevin Brady (R-TX) and over 100 professionals, including current and former heads of state, executive...

Oct 12, 2015, 13:48 ET

alliantgroup Takes #19 Spot on Houston Business Journal's Best Places to Work List

 alliantgroup was recently named the 19th best place to work among large Houston area businesses by Houston Business Journal, making it the...

Sep 21, 2015, 11:55 ET

alliantgroup's Kathy Petronchak Reappointed to AICPA Tax Executive Committee

alliantgroup is proud to announce the reappointment of Kathy Petronchak, the firm's Director of IRS Practice & Procedure, to the American...

Aug 31, 2015, 14:56 ET

alliantgroup Hosts U.S. Senator David Vitter at Headquarters in Houston

 On August 20, alliantgroup hosted U.S. Senator David Vitter (R-LA) in a meeting on tax policy issues and their impact on Louisiana at the...

Aug 31, 2015, 13:36 ET

alliantgroup Welcomes Three Former IRS Leaders as Advisors to the alliantNational Office

alliantgroup is proud to announce the additions of former IRS leaders Howard Lewis, Dorothy Taylor and Ron Cerruti as advisors to the firm's...

Jul 22, 2015, 13:03 ET

Tax Extenders Clear the Senate Finance Committee with Expansions for the R&D Tax Credit and Section 179D

 On Tuesday, July 21, the U.S. Senate Finance Committee cleared tax extenders legislation that, if passed by Congress, would extend and expand...

Jul 15, 2015, 09:39 ET

alliantgroup Strategic Advisory Board Member Jackie Buck Receives CFMA's 2015 Award for Excellence in Leadership

alliantgroup congratulates Strategic Advisory Board Member Jackie Buck, the recipient of the 2015 Danny B. Parrish Award for Excellence in...

Jul 06, 2015, 09:29 ET

alliantgroup Hosts U.S. Senator Charles Grassley and over 100 CEOs, Executives, Policy Experts, and Accounting and Finance Partners at Latest Economic, Legislative & Policy Summit

From June 29th-30th, U.S. Senator Charles Grassley (R-IA) and over 100 professionals representing CPAs and businesses from across the nation...

Jun 04, 2015, 09:06 ET

alliantgroup Creates State of the Art Software to Capture Tax Deductions for Energy Efficient Building Design

In its ongoing quest to provide best-in-class services to its clients, alliantgroup is proud to announce the release of its new proprietary...

May 12, 2015, 08:00 ET

alliantNational Opens in Washington D.C.

 alliantgroup is proud to announce the  launch of alliantNational in Washington D.C. The formation of alliantNational represents a bold...

Mar 04, 2015, 11:23 ET

alliantgroup's Steven Miller and Dean Zerbe Participate in ABA Captive Insurance Roundtable

On Monday, March 2, former IRS Acting Commissioner and alliantgroup National Director of Tax, Steven Miller, and former Senior Counsel to the U.S....

Feb 18, 2015, 11:25 ET

Former IRS Senior Advisor to the Deputy Commissioner Catherine Barre Joins alliantgroup's Strategic Advisory Board

alliantgroup is proud to announce the addition of Catherine Barre, former Senior Advisor to the IRS Deputy Commissioner, to the firm's Strategic...

Feb 04, 2015, 13:20 ET

Jackie Buck Joins alliantgroup's Strategic Advisory Board

alliantgroup is proud to announce the addition of Jackie Buck, Vice President of Finance and Administration at Harper Construction, to the firm's...

Feb 02, 2015, 11:14 ET
Eric Forst, alliantgroup, Director of Education & Awareness

Technology Executive Eric Forst Joins alliantgroup as Director of Education & Awareness

alliantgroup is proud to announce the addition of Eric Forst, a former executive for several technology based startups, as the firm's new Director...

Jan 26, 2015, 12:34 ET

New Research Credit Regulations Bring Clarity and Broader Application for Software

 In what is being hailed as a major win for the software industry, on January 16, the U.S. Department of Treasury issued new regulations...

Jan 12, 2015, 10:56 ET

ACEC Illinois Announces Partnership With alliantgroup

 The American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) Illinois is proud to welcome alliantgroup, a leading tax consultant and the nation's...