Tax Minimization Articles

Colorado ranks 20th on The Tax Foundation 2022 Index

Colorado holds steady at the 20th spot on the Tax Foundation's 2022 State Business Tax Climate Index. There's been no movement in ranking from 2021 despite simplification efforts underway. Read more on how states compare. By TaxOps   Colorado, despite efforts to...

Filing an R&D Refund Claim? Get Ready for Audit

R&D refund claims, which typically apply to amended returns, trigger audits, according to a recent IRS memo to field office. Know what you are risking before filing an amended R&D refund claim. By Mark Dunning, Partner, TaxOps Minimization On October 15, 2021,...

Letter to Lawmakers: Repeal R&D Amortization

TaxOps issued a letter to ranking committee heads in Congress and Colorado legislators, reproduced here, voicing strong support for delaying the effective date of January 1, 2022, for R&D credit amortization. We see any delay as a stopgap measure to repealing the...

What are R&D credits?

By Stacey Roberts and Jamie Overberg  Stacey Roberts, director of state and local tax, got an opportunity to ask Jamie Overberg some questions about the criteria for claiming research and development (R&D) credits. As a partner in TaxOps Minimization, Jamie...