can the r&d tax credit be used to offset the amt?

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the protecting americans from tax hikes (path) act of 2015 includes provisions that allow certain taxpayers to offset their amt liability with the r&d tax credit for taxable years beginning on or after jan. 1, 2016.

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amt limitations

before the path act, amt restrictions prevented qualified companies from utilizing 100 percent of the r&d tax credit. the excess credits were often carried forward. today, small businesses can offset amt using the r&d tax credit for tax years beginning after dec. 31, 2015.