Those of you who are thinking of claiming or wondering if you might be eligible to put forward a claim; the time has never been better than now. This is because End of Financial Year is fast approaching for the R&D tax year. To be able to receive this benefit, all claims need to be
As always with a government based scheme, we make it our business to keep an eye on Canberra. In the last budget some savings measures related to the R&D Tax Incentive were introduced. The background The first measure put forward was a proposal to eliminate Australian companies with a $20billion or greater turnover from accessing
It is that morning when you get out of bed feeling great, you’ve got big plans for the day and the weekend coming upon you that you get a knock at the door. You answer it. Who stands in front of you? A couple of slick government agents who appear to mean business. They
‘Is there any chance that the government will hand over the cash up front to help fund my development?’ Maybe. This question is more common than you may think. Like many questions relating to R&D it’s more of a grey area than a straight out black and white. This is because every company’s situation is
Mentioning the word patent within the technology community, especially in software can be like bringing up sex, politics or religion at a dinner party. The controversy surrounding patenting continues to spark much debate in software circles, particularly in relation to whether or not patents are a good idea when applied to the software itself.