The Information and Communications Technology (ICT) sector is vital to Canada’s economy. Globally, it is driving the evolution and growth of knowledge-based economy. Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) Scientific Research & Experimental Development (SR&ED) tax incentive program supports R&D investments in Canada towards risks associated with attempting to advance technology.

The CRA is launching a first: a series of national workshops aimed at directly supporting businesses conducting R&D in the ICT sector.

  • Businesses will gain valuable insights into how to best relate their innovation to SR&ED
  • Useful tips and best practices will also be provided to help businesses receive their full entitlements under the SR&ED program in a timely manner
  • Opportunity for businesses to engage directly with the CRA
  • Reduce their cost of compliance

These workshops extend the CRA’s general and ICT sector specific webinars by providing further technical guidance. The proposed workshop in Moncton on September 4th, will consist of 2 distinct sessions targeting two important audiences.

  • The morning session (8:30am to 12:00pm) is intended for Executives such as CTOs, CFOs, and VPs. In this session, you will gain valuable insights into the following areas:
    • Relating your innovation to SR&ED, and
    • Understanding how the CRA determines eligibility through an example
  • The afternoon session (1:00pm to 4:30pm) is intended for Project Managers and Technical Leads. The focus of this session is to provide:
    • Further insights into eligibility through a “technical deep-dive” of the example presented in the morning session,
    • Useful tips and best practices to efficiently track eligible activities and retain relevant information using the same example, and
    • Tips on preparing SR&ED claims

 

There is no charge to attend. Pre-registration is required, as seating is limited.

To register, please use the following link to the CRA’s website.

 

For more information on the CRA’s current seminars and webinars, please use the following link:

 

For direct access to the ICT Webinar 1, please use the following link: