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Topic & Continuing Education Credit Info




Best Practices to Claim the Most R&D Tax Credit





Learn the tips & tools you need to claim the most R&D Tax Credits. As many companies continue adapting to the effects of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), MASSIE R&D Tax Credits understands it is now more important than ever to make sure that you have a solid process and the appropriate documentation to support your credit.

Jason Massie and Peter Green


MASSIE R&D Tax Credits


Transfer Pricing Strategies in an Uncertain Economic Environment




COVID-19 is quickly disrupting the economy and companies must navigate through unforeseen challenges and uncertainty. In this session Duff & Phelps will discuss Transfer Pricing policies during times of uncertainty and other strategic Transfer Pricing considerations. Duff & Phelps will also touch on IP Valuation Considerations in Current Climate.

Patrick McColgan and Simon Webber


Duff & Phelps


COVID-19 Relief Measures for Taxpayers and Implications for Research Credit Claims and Examinations




This session will review pandemic-related relief and provide a legal update on the section 41 R&D credit. The first half will discuss the array of relief measures granted to taxpayers to address the burdens caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. We will discuss various forms of taxpayer relief, including filing and payment deadline extensions, the current climate of the IRS, and latest updates on the virtual Tax Court. The second half of the program will provide an update on section 41 issues, including recent proposed changes included in pandemic relief bills to modify section 174 and enhance the R&D credit. We will also discuss best practices for documenting research credits and preparing for an R&D audit in the current environment, the new LB&I R&D campaign and centralized risking of research issues, and recent research credit case law developments.

Sheri Dillon, Jennifer Breen, Alex Sadler, and Doug Norton


Morgan Lewis


Panel: Tax Responses to the COVID-19 Outbreak




In this panel discussion, hear from experts at MASSIE R&D Tax Credits, Morgan Lewis, and Duff & Phelps on tax responses to the COVID-19 outbreak. 

Jason Massie, MASSIE R&D Tax Credits


Cosimo Zavaglia, Morgan Lewis


David Ball, Duff & Phelps

Who Should Attend?      

  • Tax Directors
  • Tax Professionals in Industry 
  • Tax Law Professionals
Program Level: Basic
Prerequisites: None
Advanced Prep: None
Delivery Method: Webinar
Total Credits: 4 CPE Credits or you may choose to claim 1 CLE Credit instead of 1 CPE Credit for the Morgan Lewis session from 2 PM - 3 PM.
You may join for as many sessions as you would like. There will be a total of 4 sessions with a chance to earn 1 CPE or CLE credit for each session. Your unique zoom registration link will be emailed to you as soon as you register for this event. This link is your indivdual login and will track your time spent in the webinar and your responses to polling questions.

Standards for receiving 1 CPE credit requires that you be present for a minimum of 50 minutes and answer at least 3 pop-up questions during a session.

Standards for receiving 1 CLE credit requires that you be present for a minimum of 60 minutes and respond to the survey emailed to you after the session concludes and input the session code.

Delivery of credit is dependent upon accreditation of sessions. CPE certificates will be awarded 7 days after completion on the webinar.  CLE credit will be awarded 30-60 days after completion of the webinar.

Phone confirmations cannot be accepted. An e-mail will be sent to you after registration which is your unique link to the presentation.  If you find you cannot attend, please cancel via the web portal.


Note:  There will be no charge for this Webinar meeting. Due to the fact that this program is being offered free of charge, there will be no refunds issued.

MASSIE R&D Tax Credits, LLC 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 addressed to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.nasbaregistry.org.

For more information regarding administrative policies such as complaints, please contact our offices at 678.807.7228.