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Specialist Accounting Services Pty Ltd was founded in 2007 by Principal Consultant Leigh Conlan. Our specialist consultants provide a unique mix of expertise to assist with your R&D claim.

About Us

Specialist Accounting Services Pty Ltd was founded in 2007 by Principal Consultant Leigh Conlan. Our specialist consultants provide a unique mix of expertise to assist with your R&D claim. We have a unique blend of commercial, tax and scientific expertise to achieve the best outcomes for our clients.

R&D Tax Incentive Assistance

R&D Tax Incentive Program Assistance 

The Australian Commonwealth’s Research and Development Tax Incentive program is aimed at assisting businesses with the cost of conducting Research and Development. Previously known as the R&D Tax concession, the incentive program provides substantial benefits to SMEs, particularly in accessing the cash back component of their R&D spend and:

  • offers up to 45% tax offset for eligible expenditure on approved activities;
  • a cash refund for businesses up to $20 million dollar turnover.

Our services include:

  • Defining a client’s eligible R&D activities and expenditures
  • Preparing and Lodging the application for registration with AusIndustry
  • Ensuring robust documentation and audit trails for AusIndustry and ATO audits and investigations
  • Working with your accountants and advisors in lodgement of the R&D tax schedule in the income tax return
  • Liaising with and assisting other advisors such as patent attorneys, research contractors and technical specialists
  • Assisting with calculation of the R&D claim
  • Preparation of objections and appeals and defending ATO audits