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RSM US Alliance

An Independently Owned Member - RSM US Alliance

Schaffner, Knight, Minnaugh & Company, P.C. is proud to have been chosen to be a member of the RSM US Alliance, a premier affiliation of independent accounting and consulting firms in the United States, with more than 75 members in over 38 states, the Cayman Islands and Puerto Rico.

This affiliation gives us access to a full range of national and international capabilities. As a member of RSM US Alliance, Schaffner, Knight, Minnaugh & Company, P.C. has access to the resources and services RSM provides its own clients. We accepted an invitation to become a member of RSM US Alliance because it is a natural fit with our commitment to our clients and our determination to stay at the forefront of developments affecting accounting and consulting firms today.

Schaffner, Knight, Minnaugh & Company, P.C. became a member of the RSM US Alliance for one reason – to offer our clients a limitless scope of resources to grow their businesses on a local, national and international scale.

RSM US Alliance Disclosure
RSM US Alliance provides its members with access to resources of RSM US LLP. RSM US Alliance member firms are separate and independent businesses and legal entities that are responsible for their own acts and omissions, and each are separate and independent from RSM US LLP. RSM US LLP is the U.S. member firm of RSM International, a global network of independent audit, tax, and consulting firms. Members of RSM US Alliance have access to RSM International resources through RSM US LLP but are not member firms of RSM International. Visit rsmus.com/about us for more information regarding RSM US LLP and RSM International. The RSM™ logo is used under license by RSM US LLP. RSM US Alliance products and services are proprietary to RSM US LLP.

The Alliantgroup

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As another advantage to you, Schaffner, Knight, Minnaugh & Company, P.C. is affiliated with The Alliantgroup, a firm headquartered in Houston, Texas. Through this affiliation, we can provide research and development tax credit studies to both clients and non-clients in Northwestern Pennsylvania. A Research and Development (R&D) study evaluates the projects and processes of a business to determine the portion of these activities that qualify as R&D under the Internal Revenue Code.

The costs associated with these qualifying activities can generate tax credits. These tax credits can be used to offset tax liabilities for the business or its owners, in the case of a pass-through entity. Due to recent changes in the law, more businesses are able to take advantage of this credit. Amended returns can be filed to claim the credit for the three open tax years. The credits may be carried forward for up to twenty years.

Valtec Associates

To provide cost segregation benefits to clients and non-clients in the Northwestern, PA area, Schaffner, Knight, Minnaugh & Company, P.C. is affiliated with Valtec Associates in Crown Point, Indiana. Through this relationship, we have accelerated tax deductions and increased cash flow for a significant number of Erie-area business.

Whatever your needs, Schaffner, Knight, Minnaugh & Company, P.C. is affiliated with the best of the best.

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