Our Philosophy

ICS approaches every project thoughtfully with an unparalleled team of experts.

Our Expertise

We have the expertise to help organizations of all sizes, from single-office CPA firms to Fortune 500 companies.

Our Value

ICS performs free preliminary analyses for all service lines while capping fees to guarantee outstanding value.

Our People

The ICS team has the combined expertise and best practices of all Big-4 accounting firms.

Our Strategy

We strongly advocate for our clients and are tenacious in identifying all potential opportunities.

Our Communication

We provide frequent updates and maintain open communication so that projects proceed efficiently and delays are minimized.

Our Deliverables

Our deliverables are complete and defensible. We also include audit protection on our projects.

Our Standards

All cost segregation projects are reviewed and signed by an in-house Certified Cost Segregation Professional.

Who we are…

ICS Tax, LLC (ICS) is a consulting firm providing innovative tax planning strategies. ICS collaborates with taxpayers and their tax professionals to identify credits and incentives that reduce tax liabilities and increase profitability. With its headquarters in Minneapolis, Minnesota and offices throughout the United States, ICS provides service nationwide.

Latest News


Dec 19

ICS Tax Welcomes Courtney Smith

ICS welcomes Courtney Smith as a Cost Segregation Engineer for our Twin Cities practice office.
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Dec 19

Are Your Company’s Products Used in Canada, or Anywhere Else Outside of the U.S.? Get Ready for a Lower Tax Bill!

Manufacturers and processors are reaping large rewards for involvement with products used abroad – including in Canada and Mexico. Many, however, are still inadvertently passing on claiming the benefits that the federal government is offering. In the Tax Cuts and Jobs creation act of 2018, the federal government preserved the “IC-DISC” (Interest Charge Domestic International Sales Corporation) export incentive.  The IC-DISC leads to drastically lower federal tax rates for the owners of privately held companies that make and/or sell products that are at least partially manufactured in the United States.
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Nov 19

ICS Tax Welcomes Walker Willse

ICS Tax welcomes Walker Willse as a Regional Director for ICS Tax, LLC who resides in Nashville, Tennessee. He has over 15 years of experience in specialty tax planning as well as commercial real estate. Walker focuses upon establishing ICS Tax as the most trusted specialty tax consulting firm to both taxpayers and tax professional throughout the Southeast.
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Nov 19

The Fate of the §179D Energy Efficient Commercial Building Deduction and the §45L Energy Efficient Home Credit

Almost daily, I receive questions about the status of the §179D Energy Efficient Commercial Building Deduction and the §45L Energy Efficient Home Credit. These two incentives encourage sustainable building practices as well as stimulate the economy and create jobs.
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Nov 19

IRS Publishes Updated List of Automatic Accounting Method Changes in Rev. Proc. 2019-43

The IRS recently published Rev. Proc. 2019-43, which is an updated list of automatic accounting method changes.
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Project Construction


Sep 19

The R&D Tax Credit for the Construction Industry – Cementing a Favorable Tax Incentive

While many tax breaks have been reduced or expired, Research and Development (R&D) tax credit has been in existence for over 30 years and recently made permanent. The R&D tax credit has generated over $12 billion dollars annually for companies engaging in research activities. While most Fortune 500 firms claim it, many in the construction industry erroneously believe they do not qualify. In fact, only about ten percent of eligible businesses actually take the R&D tax credit.
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