Specialist Accounting Services Pty Ltd

SAS provides specialist advice to businesses wanting to access the Australian R&D tax incentive, government grants and Indirect Taxation advice. Our consultancy offers a unique combination of Accounting and Finance experience and Research & Development management expertise. Our principal consultant, Leigh Conlan, has over 25 years of experience specialising in Indirect Taxation and the R&D tax incentive. Click here for more info

Business Grants and Assistance

Export Market Development Grants (EMDG), State and Federal government grants

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Research and Development Consulting

R&D tax Incentive program, Innovation strategy and Investment advice

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Indirect Tax Advice

Specialists in GST, Fuel credits, Payroll tax and WET rebates

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About the Australian R&D Tax Incentive

The Australian R&D tax incentive program is administered by AusIndustry and the ATO to assist businesses with the cost of conducting Research and Development. Eligible companies can claim accelerated deductions for their expenditure on eligible research and development activities and in some circumstances receive cash incentives, provided they meet certain eligibility requirements. Click here for more info

Advice for Tax Professionals

SAS works closely with tax agents, accountants and financial professionals to assist them and their clients in any one or more of the above areas. We welcome any queries you may have and we can work with you whilst respecting existing client relationships. Click here to find out more about how we can collaborate or simply contact us.

Life & Health Sciences

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  • Drug development
  • Neutriceutical development
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ICT industry

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  • Integrated solutions
  • Theoretical and applied computer sciences
  • New processes and algorithms

Mining and Resources sector

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  • New techniques, processes or systems

Construction industries

  • Built environment
  • Design processes
  • Construction processes, systems and products

Agriculture & Primary Industry

  • Livestock management systems
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Engineering and Design

  • Product design & development
  • New or enhanced processes
  • New or enhanced technologies
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Manufacturing sector

  • Transport systems, infrastructure
  • Manufacturing processes
  • New product development
  • Logistics & supply chain processes

Transport and Logistics

  • Inventory management systems
  • Supply chain management systems
  • Cold chain technologies
  • Transport tracking processes