Webinar Recap: Do you know where your SR&ED is at?

Yesterday, NorthBridge held a webinar for existing clients and contacts to provide key information on the status of SR&ED, review best documentation practices, and discuss funding stacking policies. As a recap, we discussed: The status of the SR&ED review proposed… Read more »

Federal SR&ED Legislative Proposal Status Update

on June 21, 2019, Bill C-97, an Act to implement certain provisions of the 2019 federal budget received royal assent and became law. The Scientific Research and Experimental Development (SR&ED) Tax Incentive Program provides a  basic 15%, non-refundable credit to… Read more »

Ontario Budget 2018 Highlights

The Ontario 2018 Budget, tabled on March 28, 2018, projects a growing deficit over the next three years and is predicted to resume a downward trend in 2022 with accumulated deficit expected to decline from 23.2% of gross domestic product… Read more »

CRA Begins Launching SR&ED Pre-Claim Review Pilot

In August 2016, the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) began to launch the Pre-Claim Review pilot program in order to review and determine whether R&D projects that are in progress qualify for the Scientific Research and Experimental Development (SR&ED) tax credit… Read more »

Revisions to Quebec SR&ED Tax Credit Program

During his December 2nd economic update, Quebec Finance Minister Carlos Leitao announced two major revisions to the Quebec SR&ED tax credit program: (1) Introduction of a minimum eligibility threshold, and (2) Standardization of enhanced tax credit rates. Introduction of Minimum… Read more »

New SR&ED Videos

Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) has released a series of new educational videos about the SR&ED program.  The videos cover topics including: who can claim SR&ED tax incentives, what work qualifies for SR&ED, how to calculate SR&ED expenditures and investment tax… Read more »

Northbridge in the Media

Check out our special report on changes to the SR&ED program in 2014 (published in Canadian Manufacturing) here.

The Importance of The Hypothesis in SR&ED Documentation

If you’ve submitted a SR&ED claim before, you’re likely quite familiar with the following questions: “Was there technological uncertainty?”  “Did the process result in a scientific or technological advancement?” These criteria have been part and parcel of the SR&ED documentation… Read more »

Upcoming CRA Webinars on SR&ED Tax Incentive Program

Starting in January 2014, the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) will be offering free public online webinars to provide information about the SR&ED program including eligibility criteria, eligible expenditures, and tips on how to file a SR&ED claim. Upcoming SR&ED public general… Read more »