June, 2015

innovationCAFE 2015

June 16th, 2015

Swanson Reed is pleased to be taking part in the 2015 innovationCAFE that will focus on the three pillars for a new Australia. If Australia is to be a sustainable, innovation-led economy three interrelated pillars need to be aligned: Productivity Commercialisation Innovation Culture Each session will be presented by leaders in their field and outline the issues, examples and opportunities relevant to each pillar. Location Where When Register Now Brisbane The Glen Hotel Eight Mile Plains 7:30am – 10:00am Wednesday, […]

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Tax Discussion White Paper “Re:think” – Swanson Reed Submission

June 2nd, 2015

This submission outlines our view in response to the Australian Federal Government’s Tax Discussion White Paper “Re:think”. Re:think contains two questions concerning innovation: Question 39: Does the R&D tax incentive encourage companies to conduct R&D activities that would otherwise not be conducted in the absence of government support? Would alternative approaches better achieve this objective and, if so, how? Question 40: What other taxation incentives, including changes to existing measures, are appropriate to encourage investment in innovation and entrepreneurship? Australia […]

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