The Research and development grant 
Understand Your Right.
Claim Your Benefit.
Grant Help.

What

can you claim?

Eight categories of R&D expenditure that can be claimed:

Salary and superannuation

Equipment Depreciation

Experimental Costs

Rent

Consumables

Prototype Development

Computer/IT

General Maintenance

AN OPPORTUNITY TO REACH UNCAPPED INNOVATION
HAVEN’T HEARD ABOUT THE R&D GRANT? 
ITS SIMPLE, READ GRANTHELP’s 3 STEP EXPLANATION!
01.
what is the r&d grant?

The Australian Federal Government’s Research and Development (R&D) Tax Incentive is a broad based, market-driven program that aims to boost company competitiveness, improve productivity and deliver economy-wide benefits to Australia.

It provides generous benefits for eligible activities in innovation, research and development. So why not have a look to see if your business can benefit from this scheme?

02.
who is ELIGIBLE? 

The R&D Tax Incentive helps businesses who have already spent over $20,000 on their research and development , or have conducted their R&D through a Research Service Provider or Co-Operative Research Centre.

03.
what are the benefits?

Are you innovative? Trying to create something new? Your business may be eligible for a 43.5% refund on any of the money you have spent in pursuit of Research and Development. We help businesses to secure the funding that they deserve. For many of our clients, access to this grant has been the lifeline that has kept them from closing their doors and this is what has inspired us to keep searching for eligible businesses who may be in desperate need but are missing out.

Benefits of R&D Tax Incentive

43.5%
Refundable Tax offset
 For companies with a group turnover under $20 million
38.5%

Non – refundable tax offset

For companies with a group turnover of above $20 million

WHY CHOOSe US

Identification
Our team will assist in helping you understand and identify relevant R&D expenditure deriving the appropriate information to ensure a maximum R&D benefit is achieved
Prepare
Our consultants meticulously prepare information in forming both a technical and accounting report supporting our clients R&D expenditure.


Alignment
Calculate your eligible R&D expenditure and maximise your benefit with the confidence of ensured compliance as a result our punctilious process
Report
Relevant legal documentation outlining the entire end-to-end R&D process and a final report of specific information related to the claim for your personal book keeping

Lodge
Assembling all the documentation required by AusIndustry and the ATO for a strong application submission.
Performance
Our single overriding focus is to maximise our clients return and build relationships that continually yield results for the future to come. We are confident and committed to lend our on-going support to all our current and future clients for any of their grant needs.
 ELIGIBILITY
A company that is liable to pay income tax in Australia
Eligible R&D expenditure greater than $20,000+
Conducted R&D in Australia
Does your company conduct R&D to improve existing products, systems, tools or service?
Conduct at least one activity that meets the definition of a core R&D activity?
Will your development result in the generation of new knowledge?

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Phone:  1300 367 348

Under each activity, upload the relevant documentation, and write a description (if necessary) on the space provided.
If you have any further questions do not hesitate to contact your assigned EMDG consultant and they will help you walk through this process.

Detail the evidence you have that supports the expense claimed, such as copies of seminar registration papers, invoices, trade fair agreement, and record of payment.

Contact EMDG consultant - If your promotional event was aimed at both the export market (including Australia based export activities such as the inbound tourism industry) and at the Australian market, you can only claim the portion of the costs that relate to the export market. Your EMDG consultant will help you demonstrate this apportionment.
Under each activity, upload the relevant documentation, and write a description (if necessary) on the space provided.
Note: Please complete a separate form for each agent (such as employees, partners or associates) and/or trip.
This is if you have more than one agent who has travelled (interstate or internationally) for a marketing visit, or if you have travelled more than once on a marketing visit.
If you have any further questions do not hesitate to contact your assigned EMDG consultant and they will help you walk through this process.

Upload file(s): Detail the evidence you have to support the expense claimed, such as copies of advertisements and brochures, invoices, web hit reports or record of payment.

After your answers have been reviewed by an EMDG consultant, they will get in contact with you to discuss your information in further detail. Your EMDG consultant will also help you demonstrate apportionment for certain expenses to meet the criteria set out by the government.
Under each activity, upload the relevant documentation, and write a description (if necessary) on the space provided.
Expenses under the overseas representation category are capped at A$200,000 per application. However, to ensure you receive maximum benefit from this category, you should list all the eligible expenses.
Note: Please complete a separate form for each representative. This is if you have more than one representative.
If you have any further questions do not hesitate to contact your assigned EMDG consultant and they will help you walk through this process.

Upload file(s): Detail the evidence you have that supports the expense claimed, invoices, airfares, purchase orders, employee salary documents, record of payment:

Please answer as many of the questions above as possible, this will enable the Grant help team to ensure you get the most out of your claim. Overseas representation expenses will only be allowed to the extent that they are incurred for an approved promotional expense. Austrade conducts detailed checks of overseas representative claims and may visit your representative as part of these checks.
Disclaimer* Overseas representatives seeking to work overseas for 12 months or longer may be eligible to claim the duration of their stay if eligible.
Under each activity, upload the relevant documentation, and write a description (if necessary) on the space provided.
Note: Please complete a separate form for each agent (such as employees, partners or associates) and/or trip.
This is if you have more than one agent who has travelled (interstate or internationally) for a marketing visit, or if you have travelled more than once on a marketing visit.
If you have any further questions do not hesitate to contact your assigned EMDG consultant and they will help you walk through this process.

Detail the evidence you have that supports the expense claimed, invoices, airfares, purchase orders, tickets, client details and record of payment:

Special note for the 2019/2020 financial year:
Applications lodged in the 2020-21 financial year (2019-20 grant year) can claim expenses for events and trips that have been cancelled due to COVID-19 circumstances, if they have not been refunded.
However, refunded expenses are not claimable.
Credit issued – this expenditure is allowed when the expenditure was incurred as long as the applicant can demonstrate the intention of the expenditure was for an approved promotional purpose. The credit should then be used to pay for promotional expenditure before its expiry and would not be claimable at the time of use as it has already been reimbursed when incurred.
Non-Refunds – claimable however the applicant must demonstrate the expense was for an approved promotional purpose.
Under each activity, upload the relevant documentation on the right, and write a description (if necessary) on the left-hand side.
Note: Please complete a separate form for each marketing consultant (if you have more than one).
If you have any further questions do not hesitate to contact your assigned EMDG consultant and they will help you walk through this process.

Upload file(s): Detail the evidence you have that supports the expense claimed, invoices, airfares, purchase orders, employee salary documents, record of payment:

Please answer as many of the questions as possible, this will enable the Grant help team to ensure you get the most out of your claim. Marketing consultant expenses will only be allowed to the extent that they are incurred for an approved promotional expense. Austrade conducts detailed checks of marketing consultant claims.
You may claim all reasonable expenses incurred to provide a free sample outside Australia to a non-Australian resident. Under each activity, upload the relevant documentation on the right, and write a description (if necessary) on the left-hand side.
If you have any further questions do not hesitate to contact your assigned EMDG consultant and they will help you walk through this process.

Upload file(s): Detail the evidence you have that supports the expense claimed, such as costing records, freight documents, invoices.

Please answer as many of the questions as possible, this will enable the Grant help team to ensure you get the most out of your claim. Marketing consultant expenses will only be allowed to the extent that they are incurred for an approved promotional expense. Austrade conducts detailed checks of marketing consultant claims.