3 tips for applying for SRED, from the Canada Revenue Agency

It’s hard out there for businesses seeking to try new technologies – while the rewards can be huge, there’s always the risk of failure. But businesses press on anyway, researching ways to improve

Published on: June 6th, 2014 Candice So

How Quebec firms can save big on R&D

It is a little known fact that organizations can receive more advantageous tax credits of up to 35 per cent of all R&D expenses, including salaries and materials, if the research is conducted

Published on: July 16th, 2013 Lydia Cappelli

Ontario tax credits, talent pool used to lure video game firms

Why would a parent hand a $600 piece of breakable technology they depend on every day over to their two-year-old? It’s a good question, and one that inspired Jason Krogh, CEO of Zinc

Published on: March 26th, 2013 Brian Jackson

High-tech tax tips for small business

Tax time can mean big headaches for smaller businesses. But it doesn’t have to. Here are some tips to help your SMB squeeze the most benefit from technology-related expenses, write-offs and tax credits.

Published on: March 15th, 2013 Christine Wong

CATA calls for federal government action on crowdfunding

The Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance (CATA) today sent an open letter to Industry Minister Christian Paradis calling for federal support of crowdfunding.Crowdfunding is a form of fundraising that allows startup firms to attract

Published on: June 18th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Small businesses spared in federal budget cuts: analysts

Analysis of the Conservative government's federal budget delivered yesterday afternoon in the House of Commons continues to pour in from financial experts.Consultant firm KPMG says the budget is focused on innovation, something that

Published on: March 30th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Small biz seeks SRED improvements in federal budget

Streamlined research and development tax credit paperwork and centralized government IT procurement programs were at the top of the wish list of a business and technology organization yesterday as its members awaited the

Published on: March 26th, 2012 Nestor Arellano

Harper signals upcoming SR&ED revamp

Canada's $3.5 billion-a-year Scientific Research and Experimental Development (SR&ED) tax credit is up for a revamp soon, according to Prime Minister Stephen Harper. About 25,000 companies across Canada, many of them small and

Published on: January 28th, 2012 Nestor Arellano

Video Rewind: How digital developers can tap Ontario tax credits

With the focus of today's top story by Harmeet Singh on government funding for digital media projects, we thought it might be useful to show once more our video pn how digital developers

Published on: February 15th, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

How Canadian firms can claim SR&ED tax credits for software development

Canadian companies developing a new software product or process -- or improving an existing one -- may be eligible for substantial SR&ED (scientific research and experimental development) tax credits if they meet certain

Published on: April 28th, 2009 Joaquim P. Menezes