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MJA Updates

The R&D Tax Incentive Review: Talk of Blunt Instruments and Wrecking Balls

October 21, 2016 Kris Gale

As we rapidly head towards the closing date for submissions in respect of the current Review of the R&D Tax Incentive (the Review), it is high time we supply this third and final instalment of the MJA Update which seeks to unpack the issues contemplated by Messrs. Ferris, Finkel and Fraser. Our focus will be on the effectiveness and additionality…

The Saga Begins…

October 19, 2016 Sarah Lander

And no, this MJA Update is not a review of Weird Al Yankovic’s Star Wars parody of Don McLean’s American Pie entitled “The saga begins”, nor is it a critique of an American soap opera, it is in fact a direct quote from the recent AAT decision on the R&D tax program (Silver Mines Limited and Minister for Infrastructure and Regional…

The R&D Tax Incentive Review – Integrity Matters

October 14, 2016 Kris Gale

The R&D Tax Incentive Review (the Review) has been on the road this week with a series of briefing sessions conducted by AusIndustry around Australia. It is an interesting move as the Review contains exactly what it says it does – a series of recommendations. It is not a policy statement from government and it certainly does not reflect any intended…

The R&D Tax Incentive Review – What Happens When You Start Unpacking The Messages

October 6, 2016 Kris Gale

The recent release of the R&D Tax Incentive Review (the Review) has again seen the R&D Tax Incentive (the Incentive) hit the headlines and, as usual, for a mixture of the right and wrong reasons. The innovation community has been given an opportunity to respond to the recommendations of the Review by 28 October. We urge you to consider making a…

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