The design-centricity of Architecture & Engineering creates a healthy opportunity for firms to recoup some of their costs and reinforce their competitiveness. The following activities can qualify for R&D credits:

- Designing Building Site Plans & Drawings

- Developing Master Plans

- Sustainable Design

- CAD Modeling

- BIM Modeling

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These are case studies that exemplify how the R&D credit can add value to architecture & engineering firms:

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Structural Engineer

Revenue $60mm

Federal Credit $210k

Qualifying Activities: Designing master plans, CAD modeling

Qualifying Personnel: Lead Engineers, Staff Engineers, Design Team

Architect

Revenue $13mm

Federal & State Credit $91k

Qualifying Activities: Developing design drawings, CAD modeling

Qualifying Personnel: Architect, Team Lead, CEO/Owner (Licensed Architect)

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Architect

Revenue $3mm

Federal & State Credit $55k

Qualifying Activities: Drafting site drawings, CAD modeling

Qualifying Personnel: Lead Architect, President (Licensed Architect)


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