Swanson Reed News

Havilah Resources Ltd and Innovation and Science Australia (Taxation) [2020] AATA 933 (16 April 2020)

June 17th, 2020

Introduction: A recent case heard in the AAT has affirmed an internal review finding that Activities registered under the R&D Tax Incentive were not in accordance with the legislative requirements. The case: Havilah Resources Ltd and Innovation and Science Australia (Taxation) [2020] AATA 933 (16 April 2020) refers to R&D Activities claimed in the FY13 and FY14 periods. Background: The registered activities related to iron and gold deposits and were of an exploratory nature. The disputed core activities were: Understanding […]

Read More

Moreton Resources (Subject Of R&D Tax Disputes) Enters Voluntary Administration

June 16th, 2020

Moreton Resources Ltd announced to the ASX on 10 June that the company has appointed administrators. Moreton Resources Ltd had become well publicised for its ongoing R&D tax disputes with Innovation and Science Australia: A decision by the AAT in September 2018 found in favour of Innovation and Science Australia, concluding that registered R&D Activities were not R&D Activities in accordance with the legislative criteria; A subsequent appeal to the federal court in July 2019, found in favour of Moreton […]

Read More

Australian-Based Immutep Ltd Receives $3.63M AUD from French R&D Tax Incentive

June 11th, 2020

Sydney-based company Immutep Ltd has recently announced that it received a €2,173,454 (~A$3,630,000) R&D Tax Incentive payment in cash from the French Government under its Crédit d’Impôt Recherche scheme (CIR). The payment relates to activity the company is conducting in Paris to develop its novel Immunotherapy treatment. Immutep Ltd also registers activities under the Australian R&D Tax Incentive and has previously reported the following receipts: YE 30 June 2018 – $872,000; YE 30 June 2019 – $1,290,000. Whilst there is […]

Read More

Reports That Senate Economics Committee Inquiry Into R&D Tax Incentive Reform Bill Has Been Deferred

June 3rd, 2020

In December 2019, the government re-introduced a bill to reform the R&D Tax Incentive. This bill was 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 the Senate at that time. A Senate Economics Legislation Committee recommended in February 2019 that the initial bill should be deferred from consideration until further analysis of the bill’s impact […]

Read More

Bryce Steele
Principal, Melbourne
Tel: (03) 9018 5778
Mob: 0435 713 493
Tom Parkhouse
Principal, Sydney
Tel: (02) 8006 0559
Mob: 0411 718 565
Andy Nguyen
Principal, Brisbane
Tel: (07) 3221 1499
Mob: 0407 750 249
Kieu McKellar
Manager, Adelaide
Tel: (08) 8121 7850
Mob: 0435 713 493
David Greatwich
Principal, Perth
Tel: (08) 9340 3745
Mob: 0468 386 250
Krishna Gungaram
Manager, Hobart
Tel: (03) 9018 5778
Mob: 0435 713 493

Categories

Archives

Email this job

[recaptcha]