March, 2014

Payment to Associates

March 16th, 2014

R&D entities are only eligible for a R&D Tax offset for R&D expenditure incurred by an associate entity if the expenditure has been paid during the claim period. If you incur an amount of expenditure to an associate and you pay the amount in the same year, you can include this amount when working out your R&D tax offset in that year (if you meet all other eligibility requirements for the R&D tax incentive). Paying an amount to an associate […]

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Substituted Accounting Period

March 13th, 2014

The R&D tax incentive applies to income years beginning on or after 1 July 2011. If your 2012 tax return is for a substituted accounting period beginning before 1 July 2011, you are unable to claim the R&D tax incentive in your 2012 tax return; however, if you have conducted R&D activities and meet the eligibility requirements for the R&D tax concession, you can claim the R&D tax concession for that year. The answers to these frequently asked questions help […]

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BAE Systems Australia Pty Ltd v Commissioner of Taxation Australia [2008] FCA 18

March 13th, 2014

In the matter of BAE Systems Australia Pty Ltd v Commissioner of Taxation, the Federal Court of Australia (FCA) reviewed whether the applicant, BAE Systems, is entitled to deductions under s 73B of the Income Tax Assessment (ITA) Act 1936. Background: The applicant taxpayer appeals from the Commissioner’s disallowance of objections made by the applicant in respect of amended income tax assessments issued by the Commissioner for the years of income ending on 31 March of 1993, 1994 and 1996. […]

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April Deadline for 2013 Claims Fast Approaching

March 12th, 2014

Changes to AusIndustry R&D Application introduced October 2013 30 April 2015 is the R&D Tax Incentive lodgement deadline for companies wishing to claim eligible R&D conducted during the year ended 30 June 2014. Companies who submitted their 2013 claims near last year’s deadline should be aware of changes to the registration application introduced in October 2013. This includes the additional requirement for: Details of the new knowledge intended to be produced by the core activities and how this is different from […]

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