The ability to execute government incentives strategies—those that provide positive returns on investment—is grounded in reliable, responsive internal processes. Deloitte clients succeed at this by building their internal C&I knowledge and capabilities. This includes developing a governance structure to analyse opportunities, identify dedicated resources, integrate stakeholders in decision-making, and invest in technology to simplify and expedite C&I compliance activities.
Our team works with you to implement an effective governance structure, one that identifies C&I process owners and project managers, as well as a communications approach that provides alignment of client stakeholders that may include representatives from Tax, Government Relations, Legal, Treasury, Finance and Operations to applicable opportunities. Deloitte’s specialists collaborate with internal leaders to evaluate and quantify the impact of incentives on your broader tax, financial, and commercial goals. Deloitte’s deep technical tax knowledge combined with the sector and project experience of scientists and engineers can help highlight complications and contingencies for you to weigh prior to applying for a statutory credit, incentive or government grant programme.
Given the array of C&I available, leveraging technology to make the assessment, application, and the monitoring of processes more efficient is of critical importance. Deloitte’s proprietary web-based solution, myInsights Government Incentives (myGI), assists taxpayers in value realisation, improves process efficiency and helps manage regulatory compliance.
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Once an applicable government grant, tax credit or R&D incentive opportunity is identified, Deloitte can assist at each step of the application process, from understanding the grantor organisation’s sensitivities and analysing the application requirements to preparing compliant application documentation that makes it easier for decision makers to review and accept.
Deloitte’s specialists understand that C&I programmes may receive intense regulatory scrutiny. Our network includes former regulatory agency officials who have deep knowledge of regulatory processes and audits, and are committed to help taxpayers understand and navigate the regulatory environment. Deloitte may anticipate questions and concerns, and assist you in resolving issues or information requests and complying with post-application audits.
Understanding the C&I ecosystem can be technically challenging and time-consuming but is well worth the effort. Jurisdictions around the world rely upon a constant stream of capital investment to strengthen their economies and advance their priorities—C&I are a key element of attracting that investment. Organisations that capture government credits and incentives expand their tax management strategies while supporting government policy priorities and necessary innovation.
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