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SR&ED Software ~ Industries We Serve

SR&ED | Software Developers / IT 

In the highly competitive and pressured world of product development, intellectual property is crucial for success. That is why Canadian corporations invest billions of dollars into R&D to compete for the next big thing. Canada’s talented software development experts, outstanding R&D capability, and economical labour expenditure and taxation rates make it an ideal location for value-added software-development work. The software Industry sector comprises mainly of custom application developers, shrink wrap software developers, systems integrators, software development as a component of another product and lastly scientific/technical software. All of which include MIS developments, may contain eligible projects if they abide with CRA’s SR&ED project criteria (Advancement, Uncertainty, and Content). There are no disqualified categories of eligible software development. Moreover, Computer Programming Beta site testing, development phase related to the product architecture, third-party integration, performance metrics, through-puts, data structures and algorithms, development platform bugs and/or limitations could be commonly perceived as by-products of methodical research and development (R&D).The Canadian software market had generated total revenue of $6.6 billion in 2010. Other application software sales demonstrated the most lucrative for the Canadian software market in 2010, with total revenues of $2.4 billion, equivalent to 36% of the market’s overall value. The performance of the software development industry is forecasted to grow, with an anticipated CAGR of 2.6% for the five-year period 2010 – 2015

You Maybe Eligible For SR&ED, If Your:

  • development of new software products
  • integration of sub-components into a system
  • the porting or retrofitting of legacy software
  • New Media development
  • development of software as services
  • web development
  • Search Engine Optimization and web analytics
  • development of device drivers or firmware
  • hardware development
  • Application Development / Integration
  • Activities to improve reliability and security of existing products
  • Development iterations to product design, framework, algorithms
  • Development of platform /Enhancing limitations of existing foundation
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CTAP (Canadian Technology Advancement Partners) is a tax credit firm specialized in helping technology companies (Software/Hardware) with a number of government incentive programs such as SR&ED (Scientific Research and Experimental Development) and OIDMTC (Ontario Interactive Digital Media Tax Credit) Our consultants are software and hardware technology experts with in-depth knowledge of the incentive programs’ requirements. As such, we are in best position to determine your eligibility and presenting your submission. CTAP will help you to focus on your core business while we take care of the complex SR&ED or OIDMTC requirements of this program and maximizing refund. Best of all CTAP is compensated only when you receive the tax credits.

Why leave money on the table? CTAP contingency fees pay for themselves. Request a free consultation. CTAP specialized services assist Canadian companies to maximize their resources by accessing research and development tax credits available from the federal and provincial governments. CTAP staff has expertise in product development cycle, software development, engineering, manufacturing, and business management, combined with an in-depth knowledge of SR&ED.

CTAP Virtual SR&ED Team has assisted Canadian SME’s to recover millions of dollars in SR&ED credits that otherwise would have gone unclaimed.

CTAP Virtual SR&ED Team has assisted Canadian SME’s to recover millions of dollars in SR&ED credits that otherwise would have gone unclaimed.

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