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New AAT Case Finds in Favour of Applicant Reinstatement of Review

November 9th, 2022

A recent AAT decision handed down in November 2022 (Active Sports Management Pty Ltd and Industry Innovation and Science Australia) has allowed a company seeking review of an AusIndustry decision to be reinstated, on the grounds that the review was dismissed in error. The AAT found that while the company did not comply with certain directions from the Tribunal, they had made an effort in obtaining expert evidence and preparing submissions in support of its case. We understand that this […]

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New AAT Case re: R&D Entity Claiming Overseas Moulds/Assembly etc. Without an Overseas Finding

November 4th, 2022

A new AAT decision handed down in October 2022 (T.D.S BIZ PTY LTD and Commissioner of Taxation) considered the case of an R&D Entity attempting to claim the cost of overseas moulds, fabrication, CAD and assembly within their R&D Tax Incentive claim without having first attained an Overseas Finding from AusIndustry. This is one of the only administrative decisions to consider the specific issue of: Is R&D expenditure related to the cost of components for conducting R&D activity in Australia; […]

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New Government’s Federal Budget October 2022 – No R&D Tax Changes (Thankfully!)

October 26th, 2022

The new Labor Government has handed down their first budget in October 2022.   Leading into this budget, there was not anticipated to be any changes proposed to the R&D Tax Incentive, since the previously announced changes for FY22 had only recently been legislated by the previous Coalition government, and were passed with support from the (then) Labor Opposition.   Based on a preliminary review of the October 2022 budget material, no material changes seem to have been proposed to […]

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International and Domestic Uptake of Medtech R&D

October 21st, 2022

Australia’s medical technology industry has experienced significant growth over the past few years, with industry experts saying healthcare is a major area for digital disruption. In 2021, the medtech industry was investing $10 billion a year in Australia, up from around $300 billion in 2013, according to the New Daily. Whatsmore, 15 of the top 20 biotech companies have sales and revenue, which wasn’t the case 15 years ago. Whether the demand has been a long time coming with an […]

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Swanson Reed - Specialist R&D Tax Advisors
Swanson Reed - Specialist R&D Tax Advisors
39 Google reviews
Daniel McGregor
Daniel McGregor
2022-08-11
I have been using Swanson Reed for my clients for more than a decade. Having a specialist firm that can provide practical and commercial advice that produces real outcomes is very important and we have received great feedback from our clients. Highly recommended.
John
John
2022-06-15
Damian and the rest of the team at Swanson Reed have been supporting us for several years. We always appreciate their insights, expertise, and efforts.
Rueben Rajasingam
Rueben Rajasingam
2022-06-06
Experienced responsive Team. They have been a great help to me and my company navigate the R&D tax claim process and have provided invaluable advice.
Enrique Esquivel
Enrique Esquivel
2022-06-06
Damian and the team at Swanson Reed have been extremely helpfully and professional during all of our consultations. Highly recommended.
Jess at Y&C
Jess at Y&C
2022-06-03
Anatole Kononewsky
Anatole Kononewsky
2022-06-02
The Swanson Reed team have provided our company with exceptional professional advice and assistance for all of our R&D claims for many years - have always achieved great results with excellent value for their services.
Payam Toloo
Payam Toloo
2022-06-02
Damian Smyth and his team are very helpful, supportive and experts in their field of R&D Tax claims. I'm always happy with the work they do and been a customer of their for over 5 years.
Melissa Doddy
Melissa Doddy
2022-05-31
The Team at Swanson Reed are very experienced R&D Tax Advisors and gave us ongoing support with all of our R&D Claims, the consultants ensured we were always working with current legislative guidelines, gave us assistance with compiling technical and government documentation and went out their way to ensure they were with us for the entire process from beginning to end. Highly recommended to anyone who needs assistance with working through what can at times be a daunting process.
Gary Watson
Gary Watson
2022-05-31
We can highly recommend Swanson and Reed as an R & D accountant. We have worked with them for several years now as they make our R & D claim so easy and communicate quickly with both us and our accountant.
Rob van den Bergh
Rob van den Bergh
2022-05-31
Always professional.

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Swanson Reed - Specialist R&D Tax Advisors
Swanson Reed - Specialist R&D Tax Advisors
39 Google reviews
Daniel McGregor
Daniel McGregor
2022-08-11
I have been using Swanson Reed for my clients for more than a decade. Having a specialist firm that can provide practical and commercial advice that produces real outcomes is very important and we have received great feedback from our clients. Highly recommended.
John
John
2022-06-15
Damian and the rest of the team at Swanson Reed have been supporting us for several years. We always appreciate their insights, expertise, and efforts.
Rueben Rajasingam
Rueben Rajasingam
2022-06-06
Experienced responsive Team. They have been a great help to me and my company navigate the R&D tax claim process and have provided invaluable advice.
Enrique Esquivel
Enrique Esquivel
2022-06-06
Damian and the team at Swanson Reed have been extremely helpfully and professional during all of our consultations. Highly recommended.
Jess at Y&C
Jess at Y&C
2022-06-03
Anatole Kononewsky
Anatole Kononewsky
2022-06-02
The Swanson Reed team have provided our company with exceptional professional advice and assistance for all of our R&D claims for many years - have always achieved great results with excellent value for their services.
Payam Toloo
Payam Toloo
2022-06-02
Damian Smyth and his team are very helpful, supportive and experts in their field of R&D Tax claims. I'm always happy with the work they do and been a customer of their for over 5 years.
Melissa Doddy
Melissa Doddy
2022-05-31
The Team at Swanson Reed are very experienced R&D Tax Advisors and gave us ongoing support with all of our R&D Claims, the consultants ensured we were always working with current legislative guidelines, gave us assistance with compiling technical and government documentation and went out their way to ensure they were with us for the entire process from beginning to end. Highly recommended to anyone who needs assistance with working through what can at times be a daunting process.
Gary Watson
Gary Watson
2022-05-31
We can highly recommend Swanson and Reed as an R & D accountant. We have worked with them for several years now as they make our R & D claim so easy and communicate quickly with both us and our accountant.
Rob van den Bergh
Rob van den Bergh
2022-05-31
Always professional.