Deborah Roth, CPA

Managing Director

Deb Roth, CPA, is the Practice Leader at GOAT.tax, where she brings over 20 years of exclusive focus on R&D tax credits to the forefront of the firm's services. A seasoned expert in the field, Deb has overseen more than 4,000 R&D tax credit studies across a variety of industries. Before joining GOAT.tax, she honed her expertise at PwC and another boutique R&D tax credit firm, where she developed a reputation for thoroughness and insight. Deb holds a BBA and a Masters of Accountancy from the University of Michigan School of Business. As a founding member of the National R&E Roundtable, she is deeply committed to setting industry standards and sharing best practices. Her wealth of experience and dedication to excellence position GOAT.tax as a leader in R&D tax credit consultation.

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Deborah Roth, CPA

Section 174 Explained

Section 174 of the Internal Revenue Code now defines the treatment of Specified Research or Experimental (SRE) expenditures. Learn more!

Common Misconceptions About R&D Tax Credits For Startups

Each year, numerous qualifying businesses miss out on the advantages of R&D tax credits. Discover the common misconceptions.

R&D Tax Credits For Startups

The R&D tax credit, also known as the Research & Development tax credit, is a federal tax credit designed for qualified businesses to offset their payroll tax - this includes startups.