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What is The R&D Tax Incentive?

The R&D Tax Incentive program encourages Australian companies to invest in research and development activities by offering a tax offset. The government hopes to stimulate economic growth and create jobs.

By participating in this program, eligible companies can reduce their taxable income and lower their tax bill. The R&D tax incentive is like a government ‘thank you’ for companies doing R&D. It reduces the amount of tax the company has to pay, like a discount.

R&D Tax Incentive: Get Rewarded for Innovation


Your business wants to develop new products or improve existing ones (R&D). Traditional R&D can be expensive, making it risky for innovation.


Reduce your R&D costs! The R&D Tax Incentive lets you claim a tax break for qualified R&D activities.


  • Save money: Lower your tax bill, freeing up resources for innovation.
  • Be more competitive: Develop new offerings and stay ahead of the curve.
  • Level the playing field: Smaller businesses get a bigger financial boost for R&D.

Simplify Your R&D Tax Claim:
No Competition, Just Rewards


Check if your R&D activities meet the guidelines.We can help


Submit your application with proof of qualifying R&D spending.

Get rewarded:

Receive a tax break that directly reduces your tax bill.

No competition! If you qualify, the tax break is yours for the taking (eligibility-based, not competitive).

This program helps you:

  • Invest in innovation: Take risks on new ideas without worrying about high R&D costs.
  • Grow your business: Develop innovative products and services that attract customers.
  • Compete effectively: Stay ahead of the game and outpace your competition.

Is Your R&D Project Eligible?

Get a Free Assessment and Find Out.

What is The Tax Incentive rate for my company?

Discover how much you can save with R&D tax incentive rates.

Claim the Maximum R&D Tax Offset You're Entitled To

There are two main parts to it:
  • Refundable Tax Offset (for smaller companies): If your annual turnover is less than $20 million, you can claim a refundable tax offset. This means you'll receive a refund of the tax you've paid, plus an additional 18.5% of your eligible R&D expenditure.
  • Non-Refundable Tax Offset (for larger companies): There's a non-refundable tax offset. This means you can reduce the tax you owe by a certain percentage, based on how much you spend on R&D compared to your total spending.

The exact rate depends on how much a company spends on R&D compared to their total spending.

But for smaller companies, it's their usual tax rate plus 8.5% for the first 2% of R&D spending, and then plus 16.5% for anything above that.

Smaller companies:

Refundable tax offset, up to 18.5% extra.

Larger companies:

Non-refundable tax offset, reduces tax payable.

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How we can help you

Here's how we can help you 'level up' by using our grant services:

Increased Funding Opportunities:
  • Wider Reach:
    We can help you identify a wider range of grants beyond your initial search, increasing your chances of finding a perfect fit for your needs.
  • Expertise in Matching:
    We have the expertise to match your specific project or goals with grants that align strategically and offer the best potential funding.
  • Staying Updated:
    We stay updated on new and relevant grants while you focus on your core activities.
Streamlined Application Process:
  • Guidance and Support:
    We provide guidance on the application process, including crafting compelling proposals, structuring budgets properly, and meeting eligibility criteria.
  • Reduced Time Commitment:
    We handle the time-consuming tasks, freeing you to focus on your core activities.
  • Increased Success Rates:
    Our expertise can increase your chances of a successful application by ensuring a well-prepared and competitive submission.
Enhanced Knowledge and Expertise:
  • Learning and Development:
    You gain valuable knowledge and experience through our guidance and resources, empowering you to navigate the grant landscape independently in the future.
  • Staying Informed:
    We keep you updated about relevant trends, regulations, and opportunities in the grant world.
Improved Reputation and Credibility:
  • Association with Grant Funding:
    Securing a grant demonstrates credibility and commitment to your project, enhancing your reputation with potential partners, donors, and stakeholders.
  • Network Building:
    We can connect you with other grantseekers and organizations, expanding your network and fostering collaboration opportunities.


Increased Resources:

Grants provide additional resources to fuel your project's advancement, accelerating progress and potential impact.


Reduced Financial Burden:

Funding alleviates financial pressure, allowing you to pursue your goals with less reliance on personal resources.


Enhanced Innovation:

Grants can enable you to explore new ideas, scale your existing project, and ultimately create a greater impact in your field.

By leveraging our expertise, you can achieve more with your projects and make a bigger difference!
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How does R&D Tax Incentive work?

The R&D Tax Incentive program encourages Australian companies to invest in research and development activities by offering a tax offset. By participating in this program, eligible companies can reduce their taxable income and lower their tax bill.

The R&D tax incentive is like a government "thank you" for companies doing R&D. It reduces the amount of tax the company has to pay, like a discount.

Here's a simple explanation of how it works:

Who Can Benefit:
Companies that spend money on research and development activities can get a tax offset.

How to Apply:
Companies need to check if their R&D activities qualify.

What You Need:
Keep good records of your R&D spending and make sure you follow the rules to claim the tax benefit.

Streamline Your R&D Tax Claim:
From Eligibility to Offset

Companies doing or thinking about R&D assess their eligibility(we can assist)
Register R&D activities

Tax return, lodge claim with ATO

Receive tax offset!

Unlock R&D Tax Savings: With our free Guide

Boost your bottom line with this government incentive for innovation.
Learn if your company qualifies and how to claim valuable tax benefits.

This guide provides a comprehensive overview for companies looking to benefit from the R&D Tax Incentive.
It includes: R&D Tax Incentive, Eligibility Criteria, Claimable Expenses and the Application Process.

Who Qualifies for R&D Tax Offsets?:
Not all research counts.

Find out if your R&D activities meet the criteria for this attractive tax break.

Claiming Your R&D Tax Benefit:
Easy Steps

Don't miss out! This guide simplifies the process of claiming your R&D tax offset, maximizing your return on innovation.

Record Keeping for R&D Tax Claims:
Stay Compliant

Ensure a smooth claim process. Learn best practices for documenting your R&D spending to meet government requirements.

Download our free Quickstart Guide with all the key considerations for the R&D Tax Incentive, or book a free consultation with us to see how your business can benefit.

Understanding what counts/qualifies as R&D?

When we talk about R&D, we need to know the difference between a whole R&D project and the smaller tasks within it, which we call R&D activities.

What counts as "eligible" activities are outlined in specific laws and fall into two categories:

1 Core R&D Activities:

Think of these as the heart of your innovation project. They directly generate new knowledge or create new/improved products, processes, or services.

Examples include:

  • Conducting experiments based on a hypothesis.
  • Building and testing prototypes.
  • Developing new software algorithms.

2 Supporting R&D Activities:

These are activities that are essential for your core R&D activities to happen successfully. Your supporting R&D activities must directly relate to your core R&D activities. They don't directly create new knowledge but they keep the research process running smoothly.

Examples include:

  • Gathering and analysing data.
  • Setting up laboratories or testing facilities.
  • Managing the logistics of the research project.

Unlocking Genuine Innovation:
What You Need to Know

Why it Matters:

The government wants to encourage genuine innovation. The distinction between core and supporting activities helps ensure the tax incentive money is truly invested in making new discoveries and advancements.

The Rulebook:

The Income Tax Assessment Act of 1997 is the official law that sets the boundaries for the R&D tax incentive. In it, it clearly defines what kinds of activities are considered eligible for support.

Need to know if your R&D qualifies?:

There are some activities that don't count, like internal software projects or social science research. We can help you check quickly so you can focus on getting your R&D project off the ground!

Everything you need to know about the R&D tax incentive