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Civil Engineering Activities and the R&D Credit

Updated: Apr 21, 2021

Tax Credit Collective overviews civil engineering activities that can qualify for tax credits- especially the Research & Development tax credit.

Does your Civil Engineering Firm Engage In These Activities?

We frequently help Civil Engineering firms capture the R&D Tax Credit. If your business engages in these Engineering or Design Build activities, you could be eligible to capture the Research and Development (R&D) Tax Credit.

  • CAD or BIM analysis;

  • Environmental engineering and impact analysis;

  • New materials and technologies experimentation;

  • Site drainage and plot foundation design;

  • Earthwork and foundation design for unique soil or site conditions;

  • Efficient grading design to meet master plan requirements;

  • Streets, roads, pavement and related infrastructure design;

  • Innovative wastewater technology design;

  • Unique water pipeline or ancillary systems design;

  • Pump station design;

  • Retaining wall structure design;

  • Sustainable or special use design;

  • Space utilization;

  • ... and more activities. This is not an exhaustive list!

Tax Credits Can Be Complicated

We know Tax Credits can be tricky to understand, calculate and substantiate. We're here to help you determine if you are eligible to capture the R&D tax credit. You can reach us at 833-3INCENT.


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