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Manufacturing Talk Radio is a weekly Talk Radio Podcast broadcast to manufacturers of all sizes across the globe. Show host, Lew Weiss, and co-host, Tim Grady, present breaking manufacturing news and tackle business trends and economic forecasts in manufacturing for small, medium and large manufacturers across the globe.


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Episode 234: Knowing How to Get Every Tax Credit You Can and Pay Less in Taxes

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Listen Now – Michael Watkins is a financial advisor sharing his expertise in locating and recovering tax credits for manufacturers, including the Workers Opportunity Tax Credit, R&D tax credits, Tax Incentive Recovery, and others that are either overlooked or not seriously considered by manufacturers, even though the manufacturing industry has more tax credit incentives than any other industry in America. Listen as Lew Weiss and Tim Grady discuss where manufacturers are paying or have paid too much in taxes and could have more money in their bank accounts.


Lewis Weiss

Mr. Lewis Weiss is Host of Manufacturing Talk Radio and President of All Metals & Forge Group, the principal sponsor of the show. He has 60 years in the metals industry as a manufacturer of open die forgings and seamless rolled rings, running a business that sells forged products globally to OEMs, major manufacturers, mid-size first- and second-tier suppliers, and small metalworking companies. Lewis Weiss puts his experience in manufacturing to good use as an expert consultant on various TV and radio programs nationwide.

Tim Grady

Mr. Tim Grady is an Executive Producer and Co-host of Manufacturing Talk Radio. He brings more than 25 years of knowledge as a senior strategist and business advisor to companies of all sizes in more than thirty industries, advising them on revving up revenues, macro and micro marketing, strategic selling, organization optimization, website ergonomics, data mining, and other external or internal factors that can accelerate or impede business operations and net profit.


Michael Watkins

Our Guest

Michael Watkins is the owner of Tampa Bay Advisory, LLC located in Oldsmar Florida and he serves his clients in a fiduciary capacity. In order to better serve his clients Michael operates his practice as an “Independent Firm” which allows Michael to partner with the best of the best in the financial services industry.

Being an entrepreneur most of his adult life Michael has a real passion for helping other business owners avoid unknowing mistakes and he is very passionate about sharing his understanding of Tax Incentive Recovery with other business owners. Michael loves to work with manufacturing businesses simply because this industry receives more
incentives available to them than any other business hands down!

Michael says “I have the ability to help any company operating within the United States and in about 15 minutes I can determine if our services will benefit the business through a screen share questionnaire”.


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