Next Meeting:

Thursday, April 20, 2016

Please join us at La Senorita Restaurant, 2706 Lake Lansing Road, Lansing, MI 48912 to network, break bread and earn CPE.

"R & D Tax Credits"

You do not have to work in a lab or for a high-tech company to qualify.  If you attempt to develop or improve a product, software for internal use or sale, or manufacturing process, then you may have a R&D tax claim. Come and find out more on Thursday, April 20, when Randy Emmons, Senior Manager from BDO’s Tax Services Practice, will share reasons why your company may be eligible for a R&D tax claim and answer your questions about the credit.

Randy Emmons, BDO

Randy Emmons, Sr. Mgr.

Randy is a Senior Manager with BDO’s R&D Tax Services Practice for the Central U.S. Region and is located in the Grand Rapids, Michigan office. For ten years Randy has worked full time in the area of U.S. Federal and state R&D tax services. Randy has designed and implemented procedures for small privately held to billion dollar companies to identify and document their R&D costs and activities, as well as assisting in effectively supporting 90% of credits claimed on IRS and/or state taxing authority examinations .


Randy’s experience include servicing a wide range of companies in the following industries:

 Aerospace

 Automotive

 Consumer Products

 Defense

 Energy

 Food & Beverage

 Online Retail

 Semiconductor

 Manufacturing

 Software


Randy Graduated with his B.B.A from Grand Valley State University – Accounting & Finance. He is also currently a Member of the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants

For more information please visit BDO's Website:





La Senorita Restaurant
2706 Lake Lansing Rd.
Lansing, MI 48912
Phone: (517) 485-0166


$20.00 for both members and guests, including dinner.
Young Professional IMA members may attend for $10.00 and admission is free for current college students.


5:00 PM – Registration & Networking

5:30 PM – Speaker

6:30 PM – Dinner

RSVP required, as space is limited:

To make reservations, please email Jimmy Tunney at


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