ESTIMATE MY CREDIT

Payroll What is your Total Company Payroll ?
$50,00
Technical Payroll % What % of your Payroll is Technical ?
(Include Food Scientists, Technicians, Process Operators, Quality Assurance and Programmers participating in development & process trials for new or improved formulas and manufacturing methods.)
33%
Contractors & Supplies What are your related expenses for Contractors & Supplies?
$1,000
$6750

/ year*

*This is an estimate only that may include State Credits if applicable. Qualifying Companies must have eligible activities and expenses.

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R&D TAX CREDIT AS EASY AS BOOKKEEPING

We are highly specialized in claiming Research and Experimentation Tax Credits for food & beverage formula development and manufacturing methods. We combine White Glove Consulting with our AI platform that provides a full turnkey service, reducing your team’s time loads and increasing your refunds and compliance.

If you are a food or beverage developer and manufacturer, you are likely already conducting activities that qualify for the R&D Tax Credit every year. Our AI Model SHAIN is trained on food and beverage development activities and makes claiming the R&D Tax Credit as easy as bookkeeping.

SHAIN’S LIVE AUTOMATIONS500+

500+

Time SavingsUp to 90%

Up to 90%

R&D TAX CREDITS RAISED$100 M+

$100 M+

TESTIMONIALS

QUALIFYING ACTIVITIES

INGREDIENT DEVELOPMENT

Creating and testing new ingredients to enhance flavor, texture, and nutritional content

NUTRITIONAL CONTENT ENHANCEMENT

Conducting multiple prototype iterations and testing to refine circuit designs

MICROBIAL STRAIN OPTIMIZATION

Optimizing microbial strains to enhance food and beverage production efficiency and quality

SENSORY ANALYSIS

Conducting rigorous sensory analyses and consumer tests for product optimization and acceptance

FOOD SAFETY INNOVATIONS

Developing advanced methods to ensure food safety and prevent contamination in production

PACKAGING TECHNOLOGY ADVANCEMENTS

Innovating packaging solutions for improved shelf life, sustainability, and consumer convenience

HEALTH BENEFIT ENHANCEMENT

Creating products with added health benefits through fortification or functional ingredient incorporation

SUGAR & FAT REDUCTION

Developing methods to reduce sugar and fat content in products while maintaining taste

PLANT BASED ALTERNATIVES

Formulating and optimizing plant-based and alternative protein sources for diverse dietary preferences

OUR PARTNERS

Some of our dearest clients.

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R&D TAX CREDITS

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CONVERSATIONAL AI

AUTOMATIONS

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DEPLOYED

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R&D/AUTOMATION EXPERIENCE

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CONSULTANT EXPERTS IN FOOD & BEVERAGE

With decades of experience claiming Research & Development Tax Credits for food and beverage formula development and manufacturing, our White Glove Consultants have you covered and ensure that you don’t miss any claimable activity and that all your support documents are in order. From ingredient development to food safety innovations to plant-based alternatives, we understand what it takes to achieve a successful Food & beverage manufacturing process. We have you covered.

We know you are busy. We provide a non-intrusive approach, understand your manufacturing process and customize our AI Tools to reduce your time loads and increase your compliance.

STEP 1:

ESTABLISH ELIGIBILITY

Our dedicated consultants will analyze your food and beverage development activities and establish a plan how your process can qualify and meet the conditions of the 4-Part Test.

We understand qualifying food & beverage development activities. From nutritional content enhancement to sensory analysis and testing, we make sure to capture your activities that lead to a maximum benefit.

STEP 2:

QUALIFIED RESEARCH ACTIVITIES & EXPENSES

Our team stays in close contact periodically throughout the year, manages your timeline and captures your qualified research activities and qualified research expenses.

This includes capturing time spent by Food Scientists, Equipment Operators, Contractors, Programmers, Technicians, and Test Employees that work on qualifying activities.

STEP 3:

WE CUSTOMIZE OUR AI TOOLS

Every company is different and has its own process. As we analyze your process flow, we customize our AI tools to your preferences and reduce the burden of capturing QRAs and QREs, commonly accomplished by manual methods requiring high time loads.

We developed a wide variety of proprietary AI tools including automated analysis of food & beverage formulation and manufacturing activities. We can automate R&D data capturing and we can connect directly to project management and accounting systems. This reduces the time burden of capturing information and calculating R&D Tax Credits.

STEP 4:

DELIVER CPA FORMS & CLAIM YOUR CREDIT

Our Team creates all the tax forms you need to claim your Credit. We coordinate with your CPA and ensure your claim is processed following our Quality Assurance procedures.

We’ll determine if you qualify for the payroll election. Forms include F6769 to claim the credit and F8974 to elect the payroll. This allows you to apply your R&D credit against your quarterly payroll.

STEP 5:

PAYMENT EXTENSION & GUARANTEE

We stand behind our service. Take advantage of our payment extensions and pay as you receive your benefit. If SHAIN does not work properly and fails to claim your R&D credit, we’ll offer you a refund of your payments for the fiscal year.

Claimants have nothing to lose by adopting a technological solution and hire SHAIN.

OUR AI R&D MODEL FOR FOOD & BEVERAGE

Step into the Future and allow SHAIN to reduce your workloads by up to 90% for claiming and supporting R&D Tax Credits.

Our Food & Beverage sector specific AI data stacks allow SHAIN to analyze R&D activities, conversations, product development documents and email trails. SHAIN converts unstructured R&D content into reports so that claimants don’t have to.

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