Determining Qualified Research Expenses

Date:  Tuesday, May 26, 2015
Time:  10 - 11 a.m. Central time
CPE Credit:  One CPE credit in Taxes field of study may be awarded upon verification of participant attendance.
Presenter:  Ashley Thompson

Ashley Thompson

Managing Director

Cost Segregation Services

Manufacturing & Distribution

201 N. Illinois Street, Suite 700
P.O. Box 44998
Indianapolis, IN 46244-0998 (46204)


Join BKD for an overview of the various departments in manufacturing and distribution companies that contribute to qualified research activities. During this complimentary webinar, participants will create a spreadsheet that provides a rough estimate of qualified research expenses. BKD professionals will offer examples to create a sample research credit calculation. If your organization is already claiming the credit, you may be able to identify additional opportunities for qualified research expenses.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Identify potential individuals involved in qualified research activities
  • Create a rough estimate of qualified research expenses
  • Recognize basic documentation requirements


CPE Information

Audience:  CFOs, controllers, accounting managers, etc.
Program Level:  Overview
Delivery Method:  Group-Internet Based
Advance Preparation:  Please have “Qualified Research Expenses Template” available during webinar broadcast.
Prerequisites:  None
Refund Policy:  There is no fee associated with this webinar.


Contact Information
If you have concerns or would like information regarding program cancellation policies or CPE credit, contact us at training@bkd.com or 800.472.2745.


BKD, 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.learningmarket.org.

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