Research & development tax credits

Research & development tax credits

Undertaking research and development in New Zealand means your business may be eligible for a 15% tax credit on relevant expenditure. Our specialists can advise if you qualify.

Our services include:

  • Identifying whether your business meets the necessary criteria. Our advisors are experienced at knowing whether your business is eligible for the research and development tax credit. You may qualify if you conducted an activity for the material purpose of creating new knowledge, or improving processes, goods or services. An example of this is the design of a new product or improving an existing product. The ability to illustrate a specific approach to resolve scientific or technological uncertainty is critical to a successful claim.
  • Identifying expenditure that qualifies. We ensure that internal processes capture the necessary information required to make a claim, completing or reviewing documentation prior to submission to Inland Revenue and educating staff in respect of the regime.
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