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New CRA SR&ED Video Series

The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) has launched a new 4-part video series about the SR&ED program.  The 4-part series covers the following topics: Who can claim SR&ED tax incentives What work qualifies for SR&ED How do you calculate your SR&ED … Continue reading

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CRA Taking Steps to Improve SR&ED Administration and Predictability

In response to Economic Action Plan 2012, the CRA has announced the following steps to improve the predictability of the outcome of SR&ED claims: Conduct a pilot project on a formal pre-approval process (FPAP) in spring of 2013; Enhance the … 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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Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants Weigh in on SR&ED Contingency Fees

According to Gabe Hayos, the Vice President of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants (CICA), the CICA Tax Policy Committee believes that contingency fee arrangements are a vital component of Canada’s SR&ED tax credit system.  Consultants play a valuable role … Continue reading

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