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Federal Budget March 2022 – R&D Tax Incentive Update (no major changes, thankfully!)

March 30th, 2022

Leading into the May 2021 and March 2022 budgets, there were no anticipated changes proposed to the R&D Tax Incentive, since the previously announced changes for FY22 had only recently been legislated and commenced. Based on a preliminary review of the 2022 budget material, no material changes seem to have been proposed to the R&D Tax Incentive, which, after a tumultuous period over the past decade, is good news! Interestingly, in the 2022 budget papers for the Industry, Science, Energy […]

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AusIndustry Bulletin – March 2022 and Pending FY21 Deadline

March 28th, 2022

Companies seeking to register R&D activities conducted during the year ended 30 June 2021 (companies that have a standard YE for tax) who are yet to do so should note that the registration deadline is 10 months after YE, on 30 APRIL 2022. The blanket and automatic extensions granted due to the COVID-19 pandemic do not apply any longer or for FY21 claims. AusIndustry have released in their March 2022 update bulletin a summary of issues relevant to the pending […]

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Statutory Deadline for FY21 R&D Claims is Next Month

March 21st, 2022

Companies seeking to register R&D activities conducted during the Year Ended 30 June 2021 (companies that have a standard YE for tax) who are yet to do so should note that the registration deadline is 10 Months after YE, 30 April 2022. The blanket and automatic extensions granted during COVID do not apply any longer or for FY21 claims. Many companies in QLD and NSW have recently been impacted by natural disasters, and extensions of time to lodge registrations may […]

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Extension of Temporary Full Expensing Provisions to 30 June 2023 and Applicability to R&D Assets

March 7th, 2022

In the October 2020 budget, the Government introduced and augmented stimulus measures to encourage investment and allow eligible businesses to claim an immediate deduction for the cost of an asset in the year the asset is first incurred. This included measures for Temporary Full Expensing (TFE) of assets that an entity first acquires/installs between 7:30pm AEDT on 6 October 2020 (the 2020 Budget time) and 30 June 2022. Subject to certain conditions around how an asset was acquired, held and […]

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