March, 2013

R&D Tax Incentive Deadline is Fast Approaching

March 21st, 2013

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 […]

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Swanson Reed appear in the Financial Review

March 13th, 2013

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. France offers stable R&D incentives

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