November, 2020

AusIndustry Publish Redrafted Guide to Interpretation Document

November 9th, 2020

AusIndustry’s original Guide to Interpretation was published in January 2016, and has been considered the primary document for detailing how AusIndustry interprets key elements of the definition of ‘R&D activities’ as defined in the legislation. Material from the Guide to Interpretation was often referred to be AusIndustry during compliance processes, and it detailed AusIndustry’s position on complex issues, such as: Assessment of the purpose for which R&D Activities were undertaken; The scope of activities that are specifically excluded from consideration as Core […]

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Real Energy Corporation Limited Provides Update on Status of Innovation Australia R&D Dispute

October 19th, 2020

Within its recent FY20 Annual Report posted to the ASX, Real Energy Corporation Limited (ASX: RLE) has provided an update on the status of the company’s dispute with AusIndustry/ISA over the eligibility of its R&D Activities. The company had previously received an adverse finding for 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. RLE has appealed […]

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Argent Minerals (ASX:ARD) Announces Details of R&D Tax Dispute Settlement and Progression of Further Claims

August 17th, 2020

Argent Minerals Limited has previously disclosed a liability in the company’s 2019 annual report for “R&D Claims repayable” of approximately $1.4M. This liability was in respect of R&D Tax Offsets for the FY16 and FY17 periods that AusIndustry had found related to ineligible activities. Argent Minerals Limited had, at the time reported that the company remained of the view that its R&D activities were eligible, and intended to pursue a dispute of the adverse finding. In May 2020, the company […]

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COVID-19 and the R&D Tax Registration Deadline for YE 30 June 2019 (AusIndustry Announcement)

March 24th, 2020

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 […]

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