Staff expenses relating to researchers and research technicians directly and exclusively assigned to R&D operations are eligible for R&D tax credit (French Tax Code, Art. 244 quater B, II b).
Research technician: no scientific degree required
For the second year consecutively, the Finance Act has reduced the base of eligible expenses for the CIR. Elimination of the doubling of the base for public research as of
The Research Tax Credit (‘RTC’) 2020 Guide has just been released … could it be that the Ministry of research have a short memory?
The Research Tax Credit 2020 Guide has just been published on the website of the French Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation (MESRI). This release follows a May 2020
Subcontracted expenses eligible to the Research Tax Credit (RTC): ending of more than 5 years of tax insecurity!
In its landmark caselaw, the French Administrative Supreme Court (Conseil d’Etat) rejects the position of the tax administration and validates the eligibility of ancillary tasks necessary to achieve research works.
The Research Tax Credit (RTC) case law deals with the eligibility of seasonal workers in agriculture
The earnings of seasonal workers who (i) work closely with researchers (ii) to provide technical support for research and experimental development work could be included in the RTC base as
On March 22nd, 2020, the French Tax Administration (“FTA”) updated its webpage regarding the questions / answers related to the COVID-19. It confirms that companies benefiting of one or more
A new edition under the sign of pedagogy and a narrow vision of eligible outsourced R&D. Reminder to the readers: the RTC guide is not a binding document. This annual
Finance bill 2020 – Research Tax Credit: Important adjustments voted at first reading by the National Assembly
In addition to the reduction of operating costs calculated on staff expenses to 43%, the Finance bill for 2020 voted in first reading by the National Assembly provides for significant
When the tax administration requests a new expertise from the Ministry of Research, nothing prevents that it can be executed by the same experts, even when it is qualified as
Research Tax Credit (RTC) claimed by a certified company: towards a broad appreciation of the amounts to be deducted
The amounts received on behalf of research activities invoiced within a collaborative research program must be deduced from their RTC basis. In the case at hand, the company GENFIT, a