R&D advisory in Australia.

Acclime’s R&D advisory services are delivered by our expert team of R&D and tax consultants. We offer advice, support and project management throughout your entire R&D journey in the Australian market.

R&D advisory

Access the benefits you are entitled to.

The R&D Incentive is a programme designed to encourage companies to conduct eligible R&D activities in Australia by offering between 38.5% and 43.5% tax rebate on R&D expenses.

If your objectives include accessing the Australian Government’s R&D Tax Incentive programme, our full suite of R&D advisory services will help you obtain the benefits you are entitled to.

Pre-application advice

We can advise you on achieving eligibility for the tax incentive programme by reviewing your planned R&D activities and assist with drafting the applications.

Application management

We take care of all the necessary registrations and maintain your register of records, becoming the contact for any official enquiries into your status.

Ongoing compliance

We assist with Advance and Overseas Findings where relevant, and continue making timely filings to ensure that claims are processed promptly.

R&D Incentive advisory

Our R&D advisory services.

Our comprehensive range of services includes:

  • Reviewing your proposed R&D activities to confirm eligibility for the R&D Tax Incentive program
  • Maintaining a clear register of records to support the work that you are undertaking
  • Registering your activities with AusIndustry
  • Preparing your R&D Schedule for submission with your Australian company’s Income Tax Return
  • Managing any enquiries from, or assessments by, AusIndustry
  • Assisting with Advance and Overseas Findings where relevant
  • Making timely filings with both AusIndustry and the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) to ensure that claims are processed promptly
Single time- or project-based fee
R&D incentive programme eligibility

What R&D activities are eligible?

Australian taxpayers, including proprietary companies (Pty Ltd), can be eligible for R&D incentives. The activities eligible under the scheme are as follows:

  • Experimental activities whose outcome cannot be known or determined in advance on the basis of current knowledge, information or experience, and can only be determined by applying a systematic progression of work that:
    • is based on principles of established science
    • proceeds from hypothesis to experiment, observation and evaluation, and leads to logical conclusions
  • Experimental activities that are conducted for the purpose of generating new knowledge (including improved materials, products, devices, processes or services)
  • Supporting activities that are directly related to core experimental activities or, for certain activities, have been undertaken for the dominant purpose of supporting core experimental activities.
Ready to get started?

Let us project manage the entire application process on your behalf, maximising your opportunities.

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Blair Lucas, Acclime Partner

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