Mr. Mitchell is considered one of the foremost experts in the country in the area of Research & Development (R&D) tax credits. Mr. Mitchell is a tax attorney with broad and deep experience in all aspects of federal and state research tax credits and incentives. He is also a noted expert in tax controversy matters.
Kreig has worked as a tax attorney in private practice, a tax consultant for a research tax credit firm, and an attorney and appeals officer for the IRS. He has advised clients on all aspects of research tax credit matters—from tax returns through to tax litigation.
His participation on the IRS’s research tax credit roundtable resulted in significant IRS policy changes the IRS used to evaluate its audit process for those credits. He has also worked with research tax credit claims before the California Franchise Tax Board (FTB) and State Board of Equalization, resulting in the FTB issuing taxpayer-favorable guidance.
Mr. Mitchell holds several college degrees; including a Masters of Law in Tax from the University of Houston and a law degree and Masters of Science in Financial Planning from Texas Tech University. He is licensed to practice law in the states of Texas and Colorado.
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- Who Uses R&D Tax Credits?, The Practical Tax Lawyer (May 2015)
- Real Estate Investment Groups Can Maximize Value through Sophisticated Tax Planning, Accounting Today (Jan. 2015)
- Don’t Miss Cost Segregation Tax Deductions, Accounting Today (Aug. 2013)
- IRS Concludes Open-Air Parking Garages are Buildings, iShade’s Curator Comments (Mar. 2013)
- The R&D Tax Credit for Start-up Companies, 88 Prac. Tax Strat. 2 (Feb. 2012)
- The R&D Tax Credit: Accounting for Nexus, 12 J. of Tax Prac. & Proc. 2 (Apr.-May 2011)
- Consider the Research Tax Credit in M&A Deals, Vol. 16, No. 12, M&A Tax Report (Jul. 2008)
- Section 41 Research and Experimentation Tax Credit Audit Considerations, 37 Colorado Law. 3 (Mar. 2008), reprinted in 9 J. of Tax Prac. & Proc. 7 (Mar.-Apr. 2008)