improving your process? you could qualify.
by deborah roth
governments typically incentivize private industry to produce research and development (r&d) as a strategic tool to advance their economies. initially temporary, the federal r&d tax credit became the united states’ primary means for rewarding businesses for investment in research. the path act of 2015 permanently extended the r&d tax credit and expanded its provisions.
rapid changes in technology over the past decades have forced most companies to constantly innovate. at every stage, companies encounter technical challenges related to developing new or improved products and trade processes and integrating them with existing assets.