Services and tools

  • Pre-Claim Consultation 
    The Pre-Claim Consultation is a free service that potential claimants can use to find out if their work qualifies for scientific research and experimental development (SR&ED) tax incentives before they submit an SR&ED claim.
  • Pre-Claim Review
    The Pre-Claim Review is a free service that gives businesses a determination (before they file a claim) on the eligibility of their research and development work and on qualifying expenditures for the SR&ED tax incentives.
  • First-Time Claimant Advisory Service
    The First-Time Claimant Advisory Service provides first-time SR&ED claimants with an opportunity to discuss with Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) officers to gain a better understanding of the SR&ED Program as well as to get recommendations and guidance on how to improve future claims.
  • SR&ED Self-Assessment and Learning Tool
    The SR&ED Self-Assessment and Learning Tool helps claimants understand the eligibility requirements of the SR&ED Program.
  • SR&ED virtual service visit
    The SR&ED Program is piloting a new virtual service for claimants that provides an opportunity to meet with a Canada Revenue Agency SR&ED representative.
  • Resolving claimants' SR&ED concerns
    The CRA is committed to providing fair treatment to all claimants in the SR&ED Program. If you do not agree with the findings of the review of your SR&ED claim, or if you are concerned about how the review was done, you are encouraged to take specific steps to resolve your concerns.
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