Big numbers involved in R&D Tax Incentive

Big numbers involved in R&D Tax Incentive

Last week the Australian reported that CBA and the ATO were wrangling over an amount believed to be in excess of $100,000,000 arising from tax breaks claimed for R&D. In the same article, it was reported that the ANZ had used $44,000,000 in income tax offsets,...
The cost of time

The cost of time

One of the areas that many R&D Tax Incentive applicants lose out on in the early stages of a new company undertaking eligible R&D activities is valuing their time spent on undertaking core activity experiments. I was on a call with a potential new applicant...

The 2012/13 Grant Industry Report

For many potential applicants, advisers and consultants wanting to understand the amount of Government funding that is available to the Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) sector, the process can be daunting. In my 2012/13 Grant Industry Report, I have set out the...

5 R&D Tax lessons from the Tier Toys AAT case

The Tier Toys AAT case has a number of interesting lessons for R&D Tax Incentive applicants as well as for the broader Grants Consultant industry. The facts of the case are quite involved and I suggest that you read the case to familiarise yourself with all the...