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General eligibility 

To claim the research and development tax incentive, you must have all of the following:

  • eligible R&D activities
  • eligible expenditure
  • status as an eligible entity
  • submitted your supplementary return and income tax return by the deadlines.

We recommend you learn more about the eligibility requirements.

Digital Technology sector guidelines

The purpose of this document is to provide businesses in the digital technology sector with some further guidelines to help them when accessing funding under the Research and Development Tax Incentive. These sector specific guidelines build on the general principles of Research and Development Tax Incentive eligible activities.

Last updated: 03 Jun 2021
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