R&D Tax Credit

Deadline approaching for lodgement of Overseas Findings for R&D Activity first conducted in FY24

June 10th, 2024

Companies seeking to claim expenditure for overseas activity incurred by an Australian company under the R&D Tax Incentive must apply separately to claim these costs by first lodging an Overseas Finding Application with AusIndustry. In addition to general eligibility criteria, there are specific and extensive rules to determine whether expenditure on overseas activities is eligible under the R&D Tax Incentive. Generally, expenditure incurred by Australian companies on R&D activities conducted overseas can only be eligible for the R&D Tax Incentive where: The […]

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Statutory Deadline for FY23 R&D Claims is THIS month

April 2nd, 2024

Companies seeking to register R&D Activities conducted during the Year Ended 30 June 2023 (companies that have a Standard YE for tax) who have yet to do so should note that the Registration Deadline is 10 Months after the YE, and 30 APRIL 2024. The blanket and automatic extensions granted during COVID do NOT apply any longer or for FY23 claims. Extensions of time may be available in certain situations, and extension applications lodged BEFORE the original deadline are viewed […]

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High Court Denies Special Leave to the Commonwealth on Behalf of Employees

November 28th, 2023

Various laws determine the manner in which a company’s assets are distributed to employees and creditors in the event of an insolvency event. In a decision handed down by the New South Wales Supreme Court in 2022,  the order of priority of payments in a winding up where employee debts and secured creditor claims exist was considered. The matter was Spitfire Corporation Limited (in liquidation) and Aspirio Pty Ltd (in liquidation) [2022] NSWSC 340. The court considered whether Refundable R&D […]

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Ignite Ideas Fund – Round 11 Now Open to QLD Businesses

September 4th, 2023

The QLD government has announced that round 11 of the Ignite Ideas funding is available to commercialise highly innovative and new products or services that are at minimum viable product stage or beyond. The Ignite Ideas Fund is designed to support Queensland based small to medium businesses that have high-growth potential to undertake commercialisation projects that will: strengthen key industries in Queensland diversify the Queensland economy compete in domestic and global markets engage and/or benefit regional Queensland create new jobs, […]

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Daniel McGregor
Daniel McGregor
2022-08-11
I have been using Swanson Reed for my clients for more than a decade. Having a specialist firm that can provide practical and commercial advice that produces real outcomes is very important and we have received great feedback from our clients. Highly recommended.
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John
2022-06-15
Damian and the rest of the team at Swanson Reed have been supporting us for several years. We always appreciate their insights, expertise, and efforts.
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Rueben Rajasingam
2022-06-06
Experienced responsive Team. They have been a great help to me and my company navigate the R&D tax claim process and have provided invaluable advice.
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2022-06-06
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2022-06-03
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Anatole Kononewsky
2022-06-02
The Swanson Reed team have provided our company with exceptional professional advice and assistance for all of our R&D claims for many years - have always achieved great results with excellent value for their services.
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Payam Toloo
2022-06-02
Damian Smyth and his team are very helpful, supportive and experts in their field of R&D Tax claims. I'm always happy with the work they do and been a customer of their for over 5 years.
Melissa Doddy
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.
Gary Watson
Gary Watson
2022-05-31
We can highly recommend Swanson and Reed as an R & D accountant. We have worked with them for several years now as they make our R & D claim so easy and communicate quickly with both us and our accountant.
Rob van den Bergh
Rob van den Bergh
2022-05-31
Always professional.