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MJA Updates

R&D Tax Incentive Review Released

September 28, 2016 Kris Gale

The Review of the R&D Tax Incentive Report has just been released. The report has been co-authored by Mr Bill Ferris AC, Chair, Innovation Australia, Dr Alan Finkel AO, Chief Scientist and Mr John Fraser, Secretary to the Treasury. We will provide a summary and analysis of the recommendations in subsequent MJA Updates over the coming days. Should you wish…

R&D tax rate cut effective from 1 July 2016

September 16, 2016 Sarah Lander

Just before midnight last night, the Senate voted to approve the Budget Savings (Omnibus) Bill 2016. As you will recall from an earlier MJA Update, this Bill included a 1.5% rate cut to the R&D tax offset.  This rate cut applies to all eligible entities for tax years commencing on or after 1 July 2016. Whilst other aspects of the…

A new season, new Parliament and a new attempt to cut the R&D Tax Offset rate

September 1, 2016 Sarah Lander

Yesterday, the 45th Parliament introduced the Budget Savings (Omnibus) Bill 2016 which included a range of measures to progress towards “fiscal repair”. One of these 24 measures was the re-introduction of mooted cut to the R&D Tax Incentive. The Bill proposes a 1.5% rate cut to all eligible entities but, unlike the previous incarnation, this Bill is not retrospective and…

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