The ATO recently issued TD 2014/15. This Tax Determination relates to the R&D tax incentive and discusses the treatment of expenditure incurred by an R&D entity during various design stages (Design Expenditure) connected with it beginning to hold a tangible depreciating asset, where that expenditure also falls within the terms of section 355-205 of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997 (ITAA97). The determination addresses the question of when to include the Design Expenditure in the first element of the cost […]
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Join us for a practical workshop that will focus on the problems that every day companies face in protecting, and claiming incentives for their new products. You will hear from three industry experts on a range of topics, including tax issues, R&D tax incentives and patent protection.On conclusion of the presentation, participants will have an opportunity to ask the panel any specific questions in a friendly and constructive forum.What’s included? Seminar Title: Tax Strategies and Intellectual Property Protection Session 1: Protecting Intellectual Property […]
Announced in the recent Federal Budget was the Government’s plan to raise over $1 Billion by cutting funding to the R&D Tax Incentive and a range of grants. The savings from these measures will be redirected to repair the Budget and fund policy priorities. Proposed Reduction to the R&D Tax Incentive The R&D Tax Incentive operates whereby a company forfeits a general income tax deduction for their R&D expenditure in exchange for a turnover determined R&D Tax Offset. The permanent […]