Scientific Research and Experimental Development Tax Incentive Program

Important notice

The Scientific Research and Experimental Development (SR&ED) Program is returning to normal activities. We are contacting claimants by phone to proceed with reviews. Currently, most claims are being processed, and refunds are being issued in a timely manner. For more information on tax and benefits measures to help support Canadians during the COVID-19 pandemic, go to Changes to taxes and benefits: CRA and COVID-19.

For recent updates on matters that might impact your SR&ED claim, such as the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy and legislative proposals, go to What’s new – SR&ED Program

Learn how to claim scientific research and experimental development (SR&ED) tax incentives and get information about our program.

Services and information

Overview
A summary of the SR&ED tax incentive and how it can benefit you.

Eligibility
Determine if your work qualifies for SR&ED tax incentives.

Claim SR&ED tax incentives
What you can claim, how to claim, required documents

Service standards
How long will it take to process your claim.

Policies, procedures, and guidelines
Eligibility of work, expenditures, calculation of tax credits, resolving claimants’ concerns

Services and tools
Pre-Claim Consultation, Pre-Claim Review, Self-Assessment and Learning Tool

Contact us
Contact us if you have any SR&ED questions.

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