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 »

Is a Canadian Patent Box System on the Horizon?

With the process of implementing a ‘patent box’ system ongoing in Quebec, much attention has been given recently to such a system across Canada to address our innovation gap—despite possessing one of the highest rates for R&D tax credits, Canada… 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 »

CRA Service Standards for SR&ED Claims

The Scientific Research and Experimental Development (SR&ED) tax credit was developed to encourage companies to undertake research and development in Canada. But once you have submitted a claim for the tax credit, how long does it take to see the… Read more »