Efficiency vs. Effectiveness

by Dianna Brodine Plastics Business The annual MAPP Benchmarking and Best Practices Conference will take place October 15-17 in Indianapolis, IN. This processor-driven conference is well...

Obama Signs “Extender” Legislation

by Michael J. Devereux II, Mueller Prost On Dec. 16, 2014, in the last vote of the 113th Congress, the U.S. Senate passed H.R. 5771,...

Federal Research Credit Extended and Improved

by Michael J. Devereux II, Mueller Prost On Dec. 18, President Obama signed the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015, also known as...

It May be Time to Hire Someone You Don’t Like

by Dianna Brodine, Plastics Business Every year, I attend a conference for members of the Binding Industries Association. These folks are in an often unappreciated...

US Treasury Expands Definition of Research Expenditures

by Michael J. Devereux II, Mueller Prost On Sept. 5, 2013, the US Treasury proposed five changes to regulations defining research expenditures under Internal Revenue...

US Treasury Simplifies Claiming the R&D Tax Credit for Plastics Manufacturers

by Michael J. Devereux II, Mueller Prost On June 3, 2014, the US Treasury proposed regulations indicating that the IRS will now begin allowing taxpayers...

US House Passes Bill to Increase and Make Permanent the R&D Tax Credit

by Michael J. Devereux II, Mueller Prost On May 20, The US House of Representatives passed H.R. 880, the American Research & Competitiveness Act of...

Benefits of a Central Resin Conveying System

by Jim Zinski, Novatec Increasing profits, satisfying customer demand and improving utilization of production floor space are all strong reasons to consider a new central...

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