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R&D Scheme Rort

On 3 July 2017 the SMH reported on millions of dollars rorted from the R&D Tax Scheme. The assistance provided to reputable companies by this scheme is invaluable. Pattens are committed to supporting honest companies obtain the maximum benefit from all grants.

By | 2017-07-05T16:21:27+00:00 July 5th, 2017|Government, Innovation and R&D Grants|Comments Off on R&D Scheme Rort

Disappointing EMDG Payout

Austrade advised the final payment for the 2015/16 grant year is 64.50483 cents in the dollar for payments above the initial payment ceiling amount of $40,000 making the maximum EMDG grant payable only $110,955.  Pattens have over 40 years’ experience in EMDG Claims.

By | 2017-07-04T16:59:01+00:00 July 4th, 2017|Government, Innovation and R&D Grants|Comments Off on Disappointing EMDG Payout

Engineering Design

With over 25 years’ experience in engineering design, construction and the installation of a large range of both naval and commercial hardware, the recent receipt of $350,000 cash for their R&D Tax Incentive claim was an acknowledgement of our clients expertise.

By | 2017-07-04T17:01:37+00:00 June 15th, 2017|Government, Innovation and R&D Grants|Comments Off on Engineering Design

Grant Expertise

Congratulations to our client, an innovative data analysis company, who was recently awarded $1,000,000 for an Accelerating Commercialisation claim.  The success continues to highlight the expertise Pattens have in sophisticated large grant applications.

By | 2017-07-04T17:00:22+00:00 May 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Grant Expertise

R&D Integrity

The Australian: 27 March, 2017 suggest “most major companies use R&D Tax Credits to rort taxpayers.” With over 35 years’ experience claiming R&D, Pattens have never been involved in any dishonest or questionable activity. Our claims are impeccable and can withstand any scrutiny.

By | 2017-07-05T16:23:27+00:00 March 28th, 2017|Government, Innovation and R&D Grants|Comments Off on R&D Integrity

Medical Technology

Thanks to support from a $1.3M R&D Tax Incentive refund, our client is able to improve a higher standard of living and well-being to a greater range of people inflicted with a diverse range of diseases. We have a 100% success rate on R&D claims lodged.

By | 2017-07-04T17:05:07+00:00 February 16th, 2017|Government, Innovation and R&D Grants, Small Business|Comments Off on Medical Technology

EMDG gets $50m Boost

The government has allocated an additional $50m towards the successful Export Market Development Grant (EMDG) boost to help SME’s expand their export markets. Other changes to the EMDG scheme announced will see the expense threshold reduced from $10,000 to $5,000 which reduces the minimum expenditure for an eligible claim from $20,000 to $15,000. The number [...]

By | 2014-07-19T20:53:45+00:00 May 7th, 2014|Export and Tourism Grants|Comments Off on EMDG gets $50m Boost

Clean Technology Programs Closure

AusIndustry has been sending out letters lately informing the official closure of the Clean Technology Programs. The current Australian Government has committed to abolishing the carbon tax and they expect in doing so they will lower the costs for Australian businesses and manufacturers. This will hopefully promote growth and costs. As such, the Australian Government [...]

By | 2013-11-13T17:05:38+00:00 November 13th, 2013|Climate Grants|Comments Off on Clean Technology Programs Closure