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Corporate Expense Reductions
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Specialized Tax Incentives

Companies can increase profits two ways, increase revenues or decrease expenses. Our focus is on decreasing expenses. 

While companies are focused on running their businesses we focus on improving their bottom line, increasing their profitability using our team of experts.

Specialized Tax Incentives

Completion of cost segregation studies, property tax recovery, energy tax incentive audits, hiring incentives, and manufacturing tax credit studies have yielded over $500M for clients to date.   Our national team of industry experts will work with you to discover which services are right for your business, and can even provide a calculation of benefit that each service will yield.

AGF provides our clients with the highest industry recognized level of service and a single solution to capture the broadest range of federal, state and local tax credits and incentives. We structured our organization and processes to meet all of the challenges commonly experienced by companies attempting to capture financial savings and reinvest in their businesses with a focus on each client’s specific industry, circumstances and goals.

Throughout each project our team works side by side with our clients, CPAs, and accounting staff to ensure a smooth integration of these lucrative tax credits.

Why Choose Us?

  •  Over $500M in Client Savings

  •  Industry Specific Experts

  •  National Strategic Partnerships

  •  Collaboration with your CPA Firm

  •  Proven Track Record

  •  Free Consultation / Estimate

  •  Dedicated Client Commitment

Cost Segregation

Commercial property owners use cost segregation studies to identify and reclassify personal property assets to shorten the depreciation time for taxation purposes thus reducing current income tax obligations.

R&D Tax Credit

The Research and Development Tax Credit enacted in 1981 to encourage American investment in innovation. Manufacturers and other technical based operations often qualify for lucrative tax credits based on qualified activities.

Property Tax Mitigation

A comprehensive property tax review provides a fair and equitable assessment of asset value with the potential to decrease companies expense and create immediate cash flow for commercial property owners / real estate investors.

Energy EPAct Credit

Energy Policy Act of 2005 allows companies to claim a tax deduction of up to $1.80 per sq. foot for improving efficiency of existing commercial buildings or designing high efficiency into new buildings.

Hiring Incentives / WOTC

Local, State, and Federal tax incentive programs allow employers to reduce taxable liability of private-for-profit employers for the hiring of qualified individuals.  Tax credits can range from $2,400 to $9,600 per qualified hire.

Enacted in 1984 is the last remaining export incentive available to U.S. exporters and can reduce an exporters federal tax rate on a portion of next export income by up to 20 percentage points.

IC-DISC / Export Tax Credit

Expense Reduction

Our Specialized Tax Incentives and Expense Reduction Help Clients Grow In 5 Key Ways

SPECIALIZED TAX INCENTIVES

Our Proprietary App has helped agents deliver over $300M in Local, State, and Federal Tax Incentives to their clients. Our Industry Experts work with your clients to discover which incentives they are eligible for. Fees are based on a percentage of savings.

CREDIT CARD MERCHANT AUDIT

Our Credit Card Merchant audit helps organizations reduce payment processing expenses. Our proprietary tools audit and analyze credit card processing and provide transparency to merchant fees and statements. Fees are based only on a percentage of savings.

WASTE AND RECYCLING AUDIT

Our analysis includes finding loopholes by conducting a thorough review of your property, past invoices and pricing schedule. Whether the property is located in a city with set pricing or an open market, we know what it takes to uncover big savings.

WORK COMP INSURANCE AUDIT

70% of all employers have overpaid on their Workers' Compensation premium costs. Our team performs a review to determine if there is a significant opportunity for a lower rated classification as they are typically determined by insurance company underwriters.

PARCEL SHIPPING EXPENSE AUDIT

Our audit software automatically downloads carrier invoices and secures refunds for clients. Our processes are not intrusive. We currently have an annual audit volume of $1.6 Billion Dollars and our billing is based on a percentage of received refunds.

Learn How Your Company Can Save Money On:

Credit Card Processing - Employer Payroll Tax Incentives - Parcel Shipping - Property Owner Tax Incentives - Property Taxes - Waste & Recycling - Work Comp Insurance

Retailers typically achieve the following Specialized Tax Incentives and Corporate Expense Reduction averages:

PARCEL SHIPPING 15%

CREDIT CARD PROCESSING 21%

Architects and Engineers firms typically achieve the following Specialized Tax Incentives and Corporate Expense Reduction averages:

EMPLOYER PAYROLL TAX INCENTIVES:  $240,000

Funeral Homes typically achieve the following Specialized Tax Incentives and Corporate Expense Reduction averages:

PROPERTY OWNER TAX INCENTIVES:  $153,000

CREDIT CARD PROCESSING 21%

PROPERTY TAX SAVINGS 18%

Construction companies typically achieve the following Specialized Tax Incentives and Corporate Expense Reduction averages:

EMPLOYER PAYROLL TAX INCENTIVES:  $240,000
PROPERTY OWNER TAX INCENTIVES:  $240,000

PROPERTY TAX SAVINGS 18%

WASTE & RECYCLING SAVINGS 27%

WORK COMP INSURANCE SAVINGS 15%

Manufacturers typically achieve the following Specialized Tax Incentives and Corporate Expense Reduction averages:

EMPLOYER PAYROLL TAX INCENTIVES:  $240,000
PROPERTY OWNER TAX INCENTIVES:  $240,000

PARCEL SHIPPING 15%

CREDIT CARD PROCESSING 21%

PROPERTY TAX SAVINGS 18%

WASTE & RECYCLING SAVINGS 27%

WORK COMP INSURANCE SAVINGS 15%

Commercial Real Estate Owners & Investors with properties such as Apartment Complexes, Malls, Office Plazas, etc. typically achieve the following Specialized Tax Incentives and Corporate Expense Reduction averages:

PROPERTY OWNER TAX INCENTIVES:  $240,000

PROPERTY TAX SAVINGS 18%

WASTE & RECYCLING SAVINGS 27%

WORK COMP INSURANCE SAVINGS 15%

Medical Facilities typically achieve the following Specialized Tax Incentives and Corporate Expense Reduction averages:

PROPERTY OWNER TAX INCENTIVES:  $271,000

CREDIT CARD PROCESSING 21%

PROPERTY TAX SAVINGS 18%

WASTE & RECYCLING SAVINGS 27%

Restaurants typically achieve the following Specialized Tax Incentives and Corporate Expense Reduction averages:

PROPERTY OWNER TAX INCENTIVES:  $230,000

CREDIT CARD PROCESSING 21%

PROPERTY TAX SAVINGS 18%

WASTE & RECYCLING SAVINGS 27%

WORK COMP INSURANCE SAVINGS 15%

Auto Dealerships typically achieve the following Specialized Tax Incentives and Corporate Expense Reduction averages:

PROPERTY OWNER TAX INCENTIVES:  $80,000

PROPERTY TAX SAVINGS 18%

WASTE & RECYCLING SAVINGS 27%

WORK COMP INSURANCE SAVINGS 15%

Hotels typically achieve the following Specialized Tax Incentives and Corporate Expense Reduction averages:

PROPERTY OWNER TAX INCENTIVES:  $240,000

CREDIT CARD PROCESSING 21%

PROPERTY TAX SAVINGS 18%

WASTE & RECYCLING SAVINGS 27%

WORK COMP INSURANCE SAVINGS 15%

Increase Your Bottom Line With Our Expense Reduction Strategies

At No Cost to You

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Our main objective is to help clients maximize their current vendor contracts and reduce expenses.

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There is zero risk & zero obligation.

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Savings solutions are customized specifically for each client.

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Current vendor relationships will not be compromised.

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Recommendations are completely objective.

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Complete confidentiality with client vendor information is maintained.

Our Process

Discussion of business, jointly identify areas of costs that would merit more detailed analysis.

Supporting documents of areas such as bills and contracts, review findings of savings in 48hrs or less.

Analyze the detail, focus on savings areas, implement tried and tested technologies to achieve savings goals.

Recommended savings presented and backed by supporting analysis.

Organized savings you wish to implement, managed projects to completion and no fee unless we save you money.

Expense Reduction Analysis

Imagine what you could do with thousands of dollars added to your bottom line. Our cost reduction analysis identifies all the ways to save your business money. See how to reduce cost and immediately increase cash flow.

Benefits Include:

 

Saving You Time

AGF Consultants can quickly and efficiently review your business’s financial documents to pinpoint areas of overspending. This alone can save your staff hours of research time. Once problem areas are identified, consultants can quickly implement proven systems and strategies to start controlling costs.

 

Saving You Money

Many expense reduction consultants work on a contingency base. Therefore, if they don’t save your business money, they don’t get paid. Moreover, if the consultants do their job correctly your business should save enough long-term to more than cover the consultant’s fee. So your business doesn’t really have anything to lose by working with a cost reduction company. In fact, it’s often a win/win scenario.

 

We Have Connections You Don’t

Finally, and perhaps most importantly, we have access to vendors and service providers that you don’t. Yet, even if your business did have access, it’s highly unlikely they could negotiate the same rates. Often, this is because we have been through this process in the past, know the best deals, and how to close them quickly.

If you’re ready to find out more about how our expense consulting services can save your business time, money and resources contact the professionals at AGF Business Consulting today.