Media Advisory: Local Businesses Invited to Learn About Research & Development Tax Credits

Posted on Sep 18, 2018 in News

Hawaii Technology Development Corporation
Media Advisory: September 18, 2018

Learn to take advantage of tax credits at the Hawaii Research & Development Tax Credits for Businesses Workshop, presented by Goodsill Anderson Quinn & Stifel and CW Associates, CPAs. This informative workshop is designed for local companies that are either developing an innovative product, engineering a new product or experimenting with new technologies, and have large federal tax burdens.

Research & Development Tax Credits for Businesses

Thursday, Sept. 20
9:30 a.m.–12 noon

Hawaii Foreign-Trade Zone No. 9
521 Ala Moana Blvd., Honolulu, HI 96813

The workshop covers federal and state tax credits answering questions like:

  • Who can benefit from the research and development tax credits?
  • What qualifies as research and development?
  • What tax credits are available?
  • How do these tax credits work?
  • What are the state qualifications?

Check-in begins at 9 a.m. with the presentation starting at 9:30 a.m. Speaking at the workshop are Michael J. O‘Malley, the managing partner of Goodsill Anderson Quinn & Stifel, and Scott Hayashi, tax director at CW Associates, CPAs. HTDC will also release a new research and development tax grant this fiscal year, which will be announced and discussed at the event.

Registration is required — sign up by Wednesday, Sept. 19 to reserve your spot today. Tickets are $25 each. Livestream sites have been added on Maui, Kailua-Kona, and Kauai. Event and registration information can be found online at Light refreshments will be provided. Parking is available in the Hawaii Foreign-Trade Zone No. 9 parking lot. For more information, contact

This event is sponsored by the Hawaii Technology Development Corporation INNOVATE Hawaii, Maui Economic Development Board, and the Kauai Small Business Development Center.

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About HTDC (Hawaii Technology Development Corporation)
HTDC is a state agency, attached to the state Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT). HTDC’s mission is to facilitate the development and growth of Hawaii’s high technology industry. HTDC is providing capital, building infrastructure and developing talent to foster innovation and diversify Hawaii’s economy. HTDC’s 80/80 Initiative is to create 80,000 new tech and innovation jobs that will provide high paying jobs for Hawaii residents.

Media Contacts:

Robbie Melton
Hawaii Technology Development Corporation
Office: (808) 539-3615

Alyssa Amasol
Anthology Marketing Group
(808) 539-3437