Overview of the Canada Revenue Agency’s (CRA) Scientific Research and Experimental Development (SR&ED) Program
Thursday, September 12 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
ATB Entrepreneur Centre, Calgary
In this session attendees will learn about:
- What the SR&ED program offers and the basic requirements
- Research and Technology Aspects
- Definition of SR&ED
- Determining eligibility –Steps 1 and 2
- Financial Aspects
- Traditional versus proxy method
- Allowable, deductible and qualified expenditures
- Tax credit calculation
- Free Services and Tools
About the Speaker:
TJ Chana has more than seventeen years of experience working as an engineer in the wireless/telecommunications/oil and gas industries. TJ has been with the CRA’s SR&ED program as a Research and Technology Advisor for five years and holds an Electrical Engineering degree from the University of Calgary.
Sam Wasson has been with CRA for 13 years and has gained experience in several areas, including Individual Income Tax Inquiries, Revenue Collections, GST/HST and Income Tax Audit within the Small and Medium Enterprises Directorate and has been with SR&ED for the past five years. Sam is a Certified Management Accountant and is a financial reviewer with the program.