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R&D tax is complicated, right?

That’s what we’re here for

R&D tax and finance for startups and SMEs

  • Refunds of up to 43.5%
  • Major funding source
  • No win, no fee
  • R&D finance option
  • Experts in startup claims

The R&D Tax Incentive is one of the major funding sources for startups and fast-growing businesses in Australia. It’s available annually, doesn’t dilute your equity and there’s even the possibility of getting the funds in advance thanks to R&D finance.

What’s not to love? Well, there’s a lot of work involved in applying for it and complying with government regulations. For startups, it’s especially daunting.

That’s why we keep it simple – simple process, simple fees. But we’re not afraid of complex tech and software claims. We’ve done hundreds over the years, plus all sorts of others from foodtech to medtech. Find out more below, including how to contact our resident R&D expert.

R&D Tax

from $4,000

R&D Tax Incentive


  • Eligibility discussion
  • Review narrative
  • Expenditure calculation
  • AusIndustry application
  • Prepare tax schedule.

Base $4,000 for $100k R&D spend.

Full price list here.

$4,000 for $100k spend

$5,000 for $200k

$6,000 for $300k

$7,000 for $400k

$8,000 for $500k

$9,000 for $600k

$11,000 for $700k

$13,000 for $800k

$15,000 for $900k

$17,000 for $1m

POA for $1m+


$2,000 support fee

Support for finance application


  • R&D expenditure estimation
  • Refund estimation
  • Forward cashflow, if needed
  • Support letter for R&D financiers
  •  Liaison with R&D financiers

$2,000 per supporting documentation set.

Financiers’ fees apply separately.

All prices exclude GST.

R&D preparation services are payable after your claim has been lodged and registered with AusIndustry.

‘No win, no fee’ means if we don’t progress to lodging your claim for any reason, there are no fees.

If you need us to prepare your technical descriptions we might need to include an additional fee, depending on
the info you have and support you need, but don’t worry – we’ll talk to you about it as soon as we know.

The R&D Tax Incentive refund is received through submitting your tax return. If we’re preparing that for you too,
our tax return fees will apply. Please view our Terms & Conditions for more info or talk to us.

Meet our R&D Tax
and Grants Specialist

There aren’t many people who know the R&D Tax Incentive like John does. Over the last 15+ years, he’s worked on it from every angle, including at AusIndustry and KPMG.

He’s handled R&D claims from the simple to the complex; for banks, tech giants, software companies and space startups. But he doesn’t do BS – he’ll give you a straight answer about your eligibility for R&D tax and other government assistance.

Choose a time that suits you
for a phone call.

Prefer email? No worries. Here you go.

And the rest of our team…

How our R&D services work

Interested in government grants?

Turns out, John’s your person for that too.


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