February, 2024

Altium Affirmed as One of Australia’s Greatest Ever Technology Companies on $9b Takeover

February 20th, 2024

Altium Ltd has origins in Hobart in the 1980’s, and sells software to help people design printed circuit boards. Following an IPO, the stock at one stage reached a low of $0.08, however, in testament to the company’s success, the company has entered a scheme of implementation agreement in February 2024 for Japan’s Renesas Electronics to acquire the company at $68.50 a share (equating to an enterprise value of around $9bn). Throughout a surge in the shareprice of tech stocks […]

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QLD Government to Announce Start-ups to Benefit from Deals with Major Venture Capital Firms

February 19th, 2024

The Queensland State Government’s Queensland Venture Capital Development Fund (QVCDF) has announced deals with five major venture capitals firms: Antler, Five V Capital, Main Sequence, Mandalay Venture Partners and Salus Ventures. The deals relate to Queensland start-ups having access to up to $200 million in new matched funding seeking to allow these investors to grow their presence, focus and investment in the local innovation sector. In response to significant demand for the QVCDF, managed by Queensland Investment Corporation (QIC), the […]

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Changes to R&D Clawback Mechanisms for FY22 based on ATO Guidance Released November 2022 – Video

February 19th, 2024

The content of this video has been based on guidance publications released by AusIndustry and the ATO. Additional guidance material on the R&D Tax Incentive is often progressively published by the programme regulators on their respective websites: ATO AusIndustry

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Swanson Reed Thoughts on Media Article Calling for Overhaul of R&D Tax Incentive

February 12th, 2024

An article was circulated over the past week authored by Sandy Plunkett on InnovationAus and quoting some credentialed individuals, calling for an overhaul of the R&D Tax Incentive and Australia’s innovation system more broadly. The article included points around: Australian business is falling behind international peers in R&D performance; The R&D tax incentive is counter-intuitive to innovation, because it fails to focus work into Australia’s areas of comparative strength and provides support only after the work is completed; The R&D […]

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2022-08-11
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2022-06-15
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2022-06-06
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2022-06-06
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2022-06-02
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2022-06-02
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Melissa Doddy
2022-05-31
The Team at Swanson Reed are very experienced R&D Tax Advisors and gave us ongoing support with all of our R&D Claims, the consultants ensured we were always working with current legislative guidelines, gave us assistance with compiling technical and government documentation and went out their way to ensure they were with us for the entire process from beginning to end. Highly recommended to anyone who needs assistance with working through what can at times be a daunting process.
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2022-05-31
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Rob van den Bergh
2022-05-31
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