Only an estimated 40% of business investment eligible for allowable R&D tax credits are claimed on tax filings. Many businesses are potentially missing out, sometimes for sizeable amounts. What are R&D tax credits? To find out if your business qualifies, listen to this interview with Tommy Zavieh, National Practice Leader for R&D Tax Credits, Frazier & Deeter. “Business Beat” is brought to you by Alpharetta CPA firm Frazier & Deeter.
Thomas Zavieh, National Practice Leader, R & D Tax Credits, Frazier & Deeter
Tommy Zavieh is the National Practice Leader, R&D Tax Credits for Frazier & Deeter. Tommy started his career as an engineer. When he became a CPA, he joined a Big Four firm in their national practice. Tommy is uniquely qualified to help his clients through his engineering, US and overseas R&D tax expertise. In short, Tommy effectively communicates with both a company’s Engineering and Tax/Finance departments, breaking down the language barriers and providing the most efficient service.
Tommy has over 20 years of professional consulting experience serving clients ranging from start-ups to “Fortune 10” corporations. He has extensive experience in addressing complex business and specialty tax needs (R&D Tax Credit, Section 199 (DPAD), Meals & Entertainment (M&E), Cost Segregation) for a variety of organizations, including automotive, bio-sciences, consumer products, financial services, medical device, oil/gas, manufacturing, pharmaceutical, and technology (software and hardware). He has helped his clients receive more than $1 Billion in credits and deductions and successfully defended his client’s claim when audited.
Frazier & Deeter
The Alpharetta office of Frazier & Deeter is home to a thriving CPA tax practice and Employee Benefit Plan Services group. CPAs and advisors in the Frazier & Deeter Alpharetta office serve clients across North Georgia and around the country with services such as personal tax planning, estate planning, business tax planning, business tax compliance, state and local tax planning, financial statement reviews, financial statement audits, employee benefit plan audits, internal audit outsourcing, cyber security, data privacy, Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) and other regulatory compliance, mergers and acquisitions, and more. Alpharetta CPA professionals serve clients ranging from business owners and executives to large corporations.
Roger Lusby, host of Frazier & Deeter’s “Business Beat,” is an Alpharetta CPA and Alpharetta Office Managing Partner for Frazier & Deeter. He is also a member of the Tax Department in charge of coordinating tax and accounting services for our clientele. His responsibilities include a review of a variety of tax returns with an emphasis in the individual, estate, and corporate areas. Client assistance is also provided in the areas of financial planning, executive compensation and stock option planning, estate and succession planning, international planning (FBAR, SFOP), health care, real estate, manufacturing, technology and service companies.
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