The current COVID-19 pandemic presents business with a difficult and uncertain period. The disruptions are multifaceted, and may impact upon: A company’s ability to legally trade or demand for their output; Logistics of transporting a company’s supply inputs, output or people; Access to cash and working capital from customers and investors; Working arrangements and the togetherness of company staff These challenges present the need for companies to rapidly adapt their business models in order to survive. Swanson Reed has been encouraged […]
InnovationAus has reported this week that proposed changes to the R&D tax incentive are now unlikely to pass as legislation this year: A reform bill proposing controversial changes to the R&D Tax Incentive for FY20 was being considered by the Senate prior to the onset of the Covid-19 situation. This bill is a slightly modified version of a previous reform bill (Treasury Laws Amendment (Making Sure Multinationals Pay Their Fair Share of Tax in Australia and Other Measures) Bill 2018), which did not pass through […]
Our thoughts are with all who are directly impacted by the Coronavirus crisis, and we remain optimistic that the resolve of Australians will prevail. Swanson Reed has taken measures to protect our staff and clients, and will be fully functional throughout this crisis to support the needs of our stakeholders. The deadline for R&D Applications is specified in the INDUSTRY RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT ACT 1986 as 10 months after the end of an income year. The statutory deadline for companies to register […]
The government has, over recent weeks, announced a wide variety of stimulus measures to assist businesses cope with the Coronavirus situation. The stimulus offered is from multiple levels of government and for multiple purposes.