Software and technology are a booming part of the U.S. R&D market. This sector has not only continued to show growth recently, it has more utility patent applications than any other industry. While patents are not required for claiming a credit, and not all good ideas get patented, they are a good indicator of a market sector rife with qualified activities and subsequent tax reductions.
The following list provides some examples of the qualified activities that can generate tax refunds or reduced tax bills:
Qualifying Activities: Coding, Database Optimization, QA
Qualifying Personnel: Project Managers, Developers, Software Engineers, CTO
Qualifying Activities: Interface Integration, Network Engineering, QA
Qualifying Personnel: Network Engineers, Project Managers, Sys Admins, Developers
Qualifying Activities: Architecture Development, Coding, A/B Testing, QA
Qualifying Personnel: Project Managers, Developers, Scrum Master, Founder