By a 2017 ruling, the French State Council stated that the expenses of seconded staff carrying out research operations in the company premises and with its resources could be eligible
RTC on staff seconded by another company: whilst possible in theory, the practical justification is rigorous and evidence based
RTC : can the French tax authorities disregard a scheme with two levels of subcontracting to challenge the RTC ? the Conseil d’Etat takes position.
The Conseil d’Etat (the French highest administrative jurisdiction), in a decision of 9 June 2020 (no. 427441), judges the case of cascading subcontracts in the frame of the French RTC.
Read more about this: Research Tax Credit (RTC) claimed by a certified company: towards a broad appreciation of the amounts to be deducted The Administrative Court of Appeal of Versailles,
Taxation of proceeds from the assignment or grant of patents: what’s in the new administrative comments ?
As a reminder, the 2019 Finance Act has deeply changed the tax regime applicable to income derived from Patents (Article 238 of the French General Tax Code). In July 2019,
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