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NorthBridge Winter 2012 Newsletter – Raising and Allocating Financing For Growth

Government funding solutions dramatically reduce the risk associated with expansion by allowing companies to make more substantial investments with increased return opportunity, which the company may not have been able to fund on its own. This can translate into machinery … Continue reading

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Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants submits SR&ED Contingency Report to CRA

Canada’s Institute of Chartered Accounts (CICA) has submitted a report summarizing their views on the impact of contingency fees on the Scientific Research and Experimental Development (SR&ED) program.  CICA has found that contingency-based fee arrangements are a vital component of … Continue reading

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Increase Your Cashflow by Filing SR&ED On Time – SR&ED Service Standards

The latest Canada Revenue Agency service standards for April 2012 to September 2012, as reported in CRA’s Annual Report to Parliament, show that the average SR&ED claim takes 109 days to process. It should be noted that it is advantageous to … Continue reading

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Changes to SR&ED Program and Their Impact on the Clean Technology Industry

As quoted in the Financial Post, a recent post in Renewable Energy World draws attention to the possibility that the reduction of general ITC for large corporations, and the elimination of capital from the eligible SR&ED expenditures, could have a negative impact … Continue reading

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Professional SR&ED Practitioners Association

One of the issues with the Scientific Research and Experimental Development (SR&ED) program is the fact that there is no existing regulation within the SR&ED consultation field. As reported in the Globe and Mail, this has allowed “consulting firms” to … Continue reading

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