alliantgroup, LP

alliantgroup, LP – Why Work For Us?

Who is alliantgroup?

alliantgroup is the nation's premier provider of specialty tax services.

alliantgroup works with businesses and their CPA firms to identify powerful, government-sponsored, cash-generating credits, incentives, and deductions, such as:

  • Federal and state R&D tax credits
  • Federal export incentives
  • Federal and state manufacturing incentives
  • Federal and state hiring credits & incentives
  • Energy-related tax incentives
  • Captive insurance companies
  • More than 15,000 other federal, state & local credits & incentives

In addition, our Tax Controversy Servicesteam assists clients in avoiding and defending audits, as well as representing them in tax court or other venues if necessary.

With many companies currently experiencing a decline in cash flow from historical levels, alliantgroup's powerful specialty tax service offerings allow a business to reduce its pending tax liability and receive cash infusions from the government for past qualifying activities.

“These incentives can help your business succeed and thrive, especially in this down economy.”

- Senator Charles Grassley

alliantgroup serves a broad spectrum of clients, from start-ups to the largest Fortune 1000 companies in nearly every industry. Our professionals consist of CPAs (including former Big 4 partners) and attorneys, in addition to individuals from the following and other disciplines:

  • MBAs
  • Ph.D.'s
  • Engineers
  • Biologists
  • Manufacturing
  • Engineering
  • Agriculture
  • Chemists
  • Software developers
  • Accounting professionals
  • Other graduate-degreed professionals
What Makes alliantgroup Different?

What sets alliantgroup apart from its competitors is our uncompromising commitment to quality and service. Our customers tell us continuously how much they value the quality of our work product, our understanding of their business, and our industry-specific expertise serving such industries as:

  • Manufacturing
  • Engineering
  • Agriculture
  • Life sciences
  • Food processing
  • Aerospace
  • Software
  • Foundries
  • Chemicals
  • Many others

Customers feel confident that their tax position will stand up to close scrutiny, and alliantgroup's audit defense team is always ready to assist. Our success record is second to none. We are proud that more than 90% of our customers become repeat customers. alliantgroup follows a simple formula: qualify, quantify, and substantiate. We do this with unparalleled dedication to excellence and service.

“Too often, only the largest companies take advantage of the law to reduce their taxes. Tomorrow's Fortune 1000 companies need to ensure that they are not at a disadvantage with their competitors when it comes to taxes.”

Dean Zerbe, National Managing Director, alliantgroup; former Tax Counsel to the Senate Finance Committee

Our culture


alliantgroup is nothing if not diverse. You'll find many nationalities and cultures represented here. We celebrate that diversity. We are also highly diverse in our educational backgrounds and experience. Represented here are trained scientists from many disciplines, engineers, business process specialists, attorneys, accountants, and many others. Each individual's background adds to the pool of resources that makes us the provider of choice for so many clients.

Community Outreach

Our energy and enthusiasm extend to our communities through philanthropic programs that advance learning and education; protect, conserve and enhance natural resources; improve quality of life; and support human services and at-risk youth. A sampling of programs we support are as follows: 

  • Going Green initiatives
  • Internship program for high school and college students
  • Star of Hope Mission
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Reach Out and Read National Center
  • Lawyers for Literacy
  • St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
  • Ronald McDonald House
  • Houston Children's Charity

On the Social Side

The motto here is “Work hard, play hard.” Indeed, we do work hard atalliantgroup, but we have a great time doing it – with various social events throughout the year and an assortment of spontaneous outings: holiday events, movie outings and after work socials just to name a few. The people you work with at alliantgroup may well become your life-long friends.

Your growth - a career awaits

alliantgroup is a meritocracy. How far you go depends only on how well you contribute to the firm's goals. You are rewarded and promoted according to the value you create for the organization.

Shared Knowledge and Experience

We share. There exists an open exchange of ideas. No hoarding of knowledge or expertise here. If you don't know something, there's probably someone more than happy to teach you.

Professional Affiliations

We encourage our employees to participate in professional organizations and associations that foster their professional growth and ultimately benefit alliantgroup and its clients. Our employees belong to a variety of organizations, such as:

  • American Institute of CPAs (AICPA), including state and local affiliates
  • American Bar Association
  • Institute for Professionals in Taxation
  • Institute of Industrial Engineers
  • American Chemical Society
  • Association for International Petroleum Negotiators
  • Houston Young Lawyers Association
  • Illinois Manufacturers Association
  • Tooling and Manufacturing Association
  • American Nuclear Society
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
  • National Society of Professional Engineers
  • Iowa Taxpayers Association
  • Society of Human Resource Management
  • State and Local Bar Associations (Texas and various others)

Our diversity policy

Diversity at alliantgroup

At alliantgroup, diversity is more than just a word; it is part of an environment in which employees are recognized and rewarded based on their accomplishments. One of our guiding principals at alliantgroup is respect for the individual, and our culture promotes mutual respect, acceptance, cooperation, and productivity among people from many backgrounds.

We believe building teams that reflect diversity of gender, race, and ethnicity helps us achieve our most important goal: quality of service to our clients, to our communities, and to the tax and accounting profession. To that end, we actively recruit qualified minority and women candidates. Building a team that reflects the diversity of gender, race, and ethnicity found in our clients is the correct goal for our firm, and our recruitment and employee development efforts and policies are clear reflections of that goal.

alliantgroup is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of religious creed, sex, national origin, race, disability, age, marital status, color, or sexual orientation.

Our perks

All full-time employees are eligible to participate in alliantgroup perks after 90 days of employment.

Note: The information provided below is an overview of current benefits only and may vary by location. All benefits are provided in accordance with the provisions of the benefit plan documents currently in force. For further details, please inquire with Human Resources.

  • Competitive compensation package
  • Medical, dental, prescription drug, and vision coverage 
    • alliantgroup pays 100% of employee's premium
    • Dependents are eligible for coverage
    • PPO with UnitedHealthcare
  • Life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance
    • $25,000 benefit
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
    • Tax savings reimbursement programs for healthcare and dependent care expenses
  • Opportunity for travel
  • Reimbursement for professional dues
  • Continuing professional and legal education
  • Paid time off
    • Up to 15 paid days per year for vacation, sick and personal leave
  • Holidays
    • 7 designated paid holidays
  • Mentoring program
  • Subsidized meals
  • Paid parking
  • Relaxed dress code
  • Employee referral program
  • Credit union
  • Onsite fitness facility 

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    Your brand is what people say about you when you are not in the room.

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    Current Employee - Director in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Director in Houston, TX

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    Free drinks, it's true! Been pounding them for 14.5 years. The building is shiny, and has a big staircase! If you play racquet sports with management, they turn a complete blind eye to gross incompetence and the inability to perform the most basic job functions - and even promote you. When they demote you for not trying to become best buds with management, they don't reduce the salary you earned from those racquet sports and pretending to love wine! Also, you don't need to be "eckspecially" literate to manage the support staff and they pay moderate settlements so your wife won't find out you were texting your admin at 4 a.m...if racquet sports. And when your computer gets stolen from the front seat of your car outside a bar, you don't get in trouble and they won't inform your clients about all of their sensitive information that was compromised! Thank you thank you thank you! =)


    They don't guilt trip employees enough when they don't send company-wide thank you emails for being rewarded for dancing/beatboxing/winning a billing competition. Come on guys, they need to be crushed! Ya gotta build them up to break them down. Everyone can be manipulated!

    Medical insurance doesn't cover scooter to get around office. Pool table is always broken. IRS won't stop calling me.

    No Diet Mountain Dew.

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    Keep reading those management books! You never misinterpret the message or pull only the message you want from it. Top notch! Keep on sponsoring American innovation, let's go let's go let's go! Keep McCarthyism alive!!!

    Keep telling us to bill clients more hours than actually exist in a week. YOLO!

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    I went through a recruiting service and was immediately asked to come in. The building is beautiful and I walked into the room where all the employees were. The room is so open that everyone stares and awkwardly watches you being interviewed. I was literally asked 3 questions while the very ditzy recruiter kept getting up to leave every minute. She had no idea what this position entailed and it was very rushed....because she kept leaving the room.

    This was a similar experience that others had...where the ONLY aspect of the job they care about is IF you're okay with the long hours.

    It was an awkward and unprofessional experienc.

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Additional Info

Headquarters Houston, TX
Size 150 to 499 Employees
Founded 2001
Type Company - Private
Industry Accounting & Legal
Revenue $10 to $25 million (USD) per year

alliantgroup is the nation's premier provider of specialty tax services.

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