Research & Development and Government Incentives

wind turbines Many countries offer generous grants, credits and incentives in areas such as the digital economy, energy efficiency, environment, globalization, innovation, sustainability and training. More than 30 countries also offer specific research and development (R&D) tax incentives applying to development of new products, production processes, and software – both for internal use as well as licensed software. Utilizing tax incentives can create an immediate tax savings and cash benefit.

Our services include:

Research & Development claims preparation 

Your company may not have the resources or experience to identify eligible R&D activities and prepare supporting documentation. Deloitte can assist your company with the process from analysis of eligible activities through the document preparation and regulatory review. Deloitte combines deep tax technical knowledge with highly experienced scientists and engineers to help analyze these activities and properly document them when filing incentive returns. Through the use of technology based solutions worldwide, we endeavor to create smooth filing processes that address regulatory requirements. Learn more.

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Government incentives application support 

Determining that the company is eligible to receive a share of the numerous grants, credits and incentives available requires time and effort. The Deloitte team is highly experienced in the practicalities of preparing and negotiating such applications from initial feasibility reviews to document submission. Deloitte’s knowledge in this specialized area assist you to analyze and evaluate the nuances and details of specific opportunities. Learn more.

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Tax controversy related to R&D or government incentives  

R&D incentives and Government Incentive applications often receive intense regulatory scrutiny. Deloitte provides assistance in audit resolution as well as assistance related to incentive filings and information requests or challenges from relevant government bodies. This team includes former officials with various regulatory agencies who have an in depth understanding of the regulatory processes for approval. 

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