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Ducey signs tax bill affecting business incentives

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Arizona Governor Doug Ducey has signed into law legislation to improve one of Arizona’s main tax incentives administered by the Arizona Commerce Authority. House Bill 2666, sponsored by Representative Karen Fann, includes amendments and reorganizations that affect Arizona’s business incentives. Highlights of the bill include: Office of Economic Opportunity: Establishes the Governor’s Office of Economic… Read More →

Arizona nonprofits partner for Tax Credit Tuesday

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Each year, millions of dollars in state tax credits go unused by Arizona residents who either aren’t familiar with the process to claim tax credits, or simply don’t know that certain tax credits are offered to them. This year, a collaboration of Valley nonprofits is looking to change that by increasing awareness of available tax… Read More →

Taking advantage of Arizona’s R&D tax credit

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Research and development (R&D) tax credits are available to companies that bear the financial risk of developing new or improved products or processes. And claiming them can be lucrative, since they offset a company’s tax liability, making more cash available to invest in ongoing projects. Companies that perform qualified R&D and meet certain requirements can… Read More →

Q&A on Energy-Efficient Tax Credits

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by in Featured | Green

Just two months from now, it’s time to pay the taxman once again – but for some homeowners, there may be a new way to cut the bill. The government legislation that avoided the so-called fiscal cliff included a provision that retroactively reinstated 25C Tax Credits for residential energy efficiency home improvements (up to $500… Read More →

Q&A on Energy-Efficient Tax Credits

hvac
by in Featured | Green

Just two months from now, it’s time to pay the taxman once again – but for some homeowners, there may be a new way to cut the bill. The government legislation that avoided the so-called fiscal cliff included a provision that retroactively reinstated 25C Tax Credits for residential energy efficiency home improvements (up to $500… Read More →

Taking Advantage Of Tax Credits: Donating To Local Charities

by in Connections

Did you know that Arizona law allows taxpayers to receive a tax credit by simply making a donation to a local charity organization? It’s true! Through the Working Poor Tax Credit by the state of Arizona, joint filers can receive a credit of up to $400, while individuals are eligible for up to $200 —… Read More →

Is Your Business Taking Advantage of the Arizona Tax Credit Program?

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Is Your Business Taking Advantage of the Arizona Tax Credit Program? Did you know that Arizona businesses can redirect their entire state tax liability to scholarship organizations that help improve education in Arizona statewide?  If your business is not taking advantage of these credits, please read on. The Program The Arizona Tax Credit program allows… Read More →

6 Tips To Launching Your Own Business In A Down Economy

The idea of starting your own business can be frightening with the recession - AZ Business Magazine Nov/Dec 2010

The idea of starting your own business can be frightening, particularly with the recession stubbornly choking the Arizona economy. However, by following a few tips for getting started, launching your own company doesn’t need to be scary. In fact, there are a few advantages to launching a business during an economic downturn. Commercial space is… Read More →

Business And Community Leaders Are Trying To Figure Out What Health Care Reform Will Mean In Arizona

Health Care Reform in Arizona - AZ Business Magazine Nov/Dec 2010

For government and business, providers and patients, the U.S. health care reform legislation promises a new world of costs and care. Most individuals without insurance will be able to get it. Those who have insurance already probably will have to pay more for it. Hospitals, doctors and others in the front lines of health care… Read More →

Bringing Energy-Efficient Mortgages To Valley Homeowners

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by in Featured | Green | Real Estate

Mortgage and auditing firms are teaming up to help green homeowners cut costs Buying a home can come with many unexpected and obstructive costs. REEIS is partnering with mortgage companies to help homebuyers curtail costs and go green. By teaming up with W.J. Bradley and Wells Fargo, REEIS, an energy efficiency auditing firm, offers free… Read More →

Tax Incentives for Green Construction Projects

Tax Incentives - AZRE Magazine July/August 2010
by in Building Green

It Saves to be Green – Tax Incentives Though famous for saying, “It’s not easy being green,” Kermit the Frog may be singing a different tune in today’s economy, where going “green” often comes with significant opportunities for tax incentives and savings. Both the federal government and many states, including Arizona, provide a range of… Read More →

Tips On How To Navigate The Current Credit Crunch

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by in AZ Business Magazine | Economy | Finance

The credit crunch is making its way from Wall Street to Main Street and squeezing businesses across all industries. There are some proactive steps Arizona companies can take to prepare for potentially challenging days ahead. Cash is king If you have cash on your balance sheet, you have a greater degree of flexibility in your… Read More →