In Canada, government funds are awarded to small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to help them enhance their research and development capabilities. Two such programs include IRAP (Industrial Research Assistance Program) and SR&ED (Scientific Research and Experimental Development). Both provide funding to SMEs striving for excellence in business innovation and growth. IRAP -Industrial … [Read more...] about How to Recover 93% of Your R&D Expenses?
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The recently released Ontario 2016 Budget made some modifications to the SR&ED program which could impact CCPC (Canadian Controlled Private Corporation) and non-CCPC significantly. Two Ontario SR&ED tax credits, namely - The Ontario Innovation Tax Credit (OITC) and Ontario Research and Development Tax Credit (ORDTC) have undergone reductions. OITC decreased from 10% to 8% and ORDTC from … [Read more...] about Ontario SR&ED Budget Update
CRA’s SR&ED claim reviews are really inevitable. Every time you submit an SR&ED claim to the CRA, your claim maybe reviewed in a detailed manner to make sure that it meets the requirements of the program. Statistics show more than 25% of SR&ED claims are being reviewed since the CRA's recent changes have been adopted. CRA has Research and Technology Advisors(RTA) that are trained to … [Read more...] about Questions Asked During SR&ED Claim Review
The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) is investing for creation of start-up companies in Canada. As well, the CRA wants to give Canadian companies a leading edge when it comes to developing new technologies, materials and products. One of the ways that they have found to provide further incentive to entrepreneurs is through their SR&ED tax credits program (the T661 claim form). The program allows a … [Read more...] about SR&ED Tax Credits: Tips On Making a Claim
The objective of SR&ED Tax Credits (Scientific Research and Experimental Development) program aims at encouraging research and development in Canada. The initiative of SRED is further motivated by the provision to make claims for expenses on eligible research and development work or project done in Canada. The submission of the claims is done using the T661 form. Canada Revenue Agency (CRA), … [Read more...] about SR&ED Tax Credits and Importance of Supporting Evidences