As the R&D Incentive deadline looms, companies are reminded that they need to register before 30 April to be eligible to claim for R&D activities for the 2012 financial year. This is the first year the benefits of the new R&D Tax Incentive will be seen. The R&D Tax Incentive (which replaced the R&D Tax Concession), provides generous support for companies who spent over $20,000 on experimental activities in FY2012. Companies with an aggregated turnover of less $20 million could […]
With the government’s recent R&D cuts from groups with revenue over $20 billion, there is some uncertainty surrounding the Australia’s commitment to research and development. A recent article in the Australian Financial Review explores the possibility that Australian businesses might look to invest elsewhere where R&D tax credits are more stable.