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.
Within its recently released half yearly report, Real Energy Corporation Limited (ASX: RLE) has provided an update on the status of the company’s dispute with AusIndustry/ISA over eligibility of its R&D Activities; The company had previously received an adverse finding for the company’s R&D Tax Registrations during the FY14, FY15 and FY16 periods, with corresponding tax offsets in dispute totalling around $7.2M. Further potential unpaid R&D Tax offsets of around $6.5M are at stake for the FY17 to FY19 periods […]
A reform bill proposing controversial changes to the R&D Tax Incentive for FY20 is currently being considered by the Senate. 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 the Senate last year. A Senate Economics Legislation Committee recommended in February 2019 that this bill should be deferred from consideration until further analysis […]