Welcome to our Portal: Russ Roberts, Sr. VP Advocacy, CATAAlliance
members are seeking a fiscal environment that better promotes the growth of
Canadian investments in new and improved technologies to their full potential
from the perspectives of their firms and Canada.
advocacy is shaped through research, online discussion groups and executive
interview that are exploring in depth: challenges with the SR&ED program
and its limitations; financing issues facing Canadian investors and businesses;
generally, how fiscal instruments can more effectively encourage companies to grow
the full potential of their innovations.
that we are hearing is that Canadian governments can do better.
also considerable interest in understanding best practices for dealing with the
current tax and finance issues that business are encountering.
$3.5 billion SR&ED Tax Credit Incentive Program is a focus of our efforts. There are significant challenges to the
effectiveness of the SR&ED program for many in the IT/Software sector. CATA is looking for improvements and the
identification of best practices for dealing with the current regime.
attention is being paid to crowd funding, the financing environment in general,
and the development of improved tax treatment of Canadian earnings from the
exploitation of technologies.
We hope you benefit from the our Portal and encourage you to engage with us in advancing industry advocacy.