Monthly Archives: May 2013

SR&ED and IRAP Funding Critical to Success of Start-up Companies

A PwC Canada report found that 50% of Canadian startups took advantage of at least one government source. Among these companies, 35% said that they took advantage of Scientific Research and Experimental Development (SR&ED) tax credits, while 20% received funding … Continue reading

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Government Support Needed to Boost Ontario ICT Sector

David Mason, partner at Deloitte Canada and leader of Deloitte’s Ontario private company services tax team, believes that Ontario is not as productive as USA competitors in ICT because of the lack of support for innovation.  At the moment, Ontario … Continue reading

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CATA Teleforum on SR&ED Program

The CATA Alliance will be hosting a teleforum on Thursday, May the 23rd about the latest changes to the SR&ED program.  This teleforum will feature keynote speaker Russ Robers, Senior VP of CATAAlliance.  Topics that will be covered include: Changes … Continue reading

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2013 Budget Announces Direct Funding for Innovation and New SR&ED Compliance Initiatives

The following announcements were made as part of the federal government’s 2013 budget: Funding of $121 million over two years to the National Research Council (NRC) to help the growth of innovative businesses in Canada; Funding of $20 million over … Continue reading

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Upcoming CRA SR&ED Information Seminars

Hamilton: SR&ED public general information seminars May 15, 2013 Public seminar on SR&ED issues specific to the information technology sector June 19, 2013 Mississauga: SR&ED public general information seminars May 15, 2013 June 12, 2013 SR&ED public seminars on SR&ED … Continue reading

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