othertax_headerRDP is ready and able to assist your company in applying for a range of tax credits offered by the Federal and Provincial governments. RDP can help your company to:

• Identify eligible expenditures
• Assemble and compile supporting documentation
• Prepare the tax credit application and tax forms
• Submit the application/claim to the appropriate administering bodies
• Support the claims in the event of a review by one or more of the program administrators

A non-exhaustive list of the credits we can help your company to obtain is provided below.

Animation and Special Effects Tax Credits: Labour costs incurred during the production of computer animation and special effects in film and television.
Apprenticeship Tax Credits: Credits apply to salary/wages of apprentices. Salaries and wages do not include profits/bonuses/benefits.
Book Publishing Tax Credits: Credits for costs incurred during the publishing of first time authors’ non-periodical books of at least 48 pages.
Business Research Institute Tax Credit: Tax credit for expenditures made under eligible research institute contracts, usually with universities or colleges.
Co-Op Education Tax Credits: Credits apply to salary/wages of co-op students. Salaries and wages do not include profits/bonuses/benefits.
Design Credit: Credit for expenses incurred while engaging in eligible design activities, carries out as part of an outside consulting contract or salaries related to designing/ patternmaking.
E-Business Development Tax Credit: Credit for salaries incurred while engaging in eligible activities, including IT consulting, development/ maintenance of information systems, design/ development of e-commerce websites, development of security and identification services.
Employment Generating Projects Credit: Credits for salaries covering the development and supply e-business related products and services, operation of e-business solutions, and customer-contact centre support.
Green Energy Tax Credits: Credits for purchasers and manufacturers of geothermal and solar thermal energy equipment.
Growth Enterprise Tax Holiday: For EDGE companies: Rebate on federal income tax. 10 year tax holiday from provincial income tax, post-secondary education and health (payroll) tax, retail sales.
ITDCs & CBDs: Tax credits available to wages or rental expenses contributing to these centres.
Journeyperson Hiring Incentive: Hiring incentives for qualified journeypersons.
New Economy Centres: Tax credits for eligible salaries.
New Energy Efficient Vehicle Rebate: Rebate offered upon the acquisition or lease of a new energy vehicle; calculated based on battery capacity.
New Small Business Tax Holiday: Tax holiday for the first three years of a new company.
Production of Cellulosic Ethanol Tax Credit: Credit for the production of cellulosic ethanol from renewable materials other than kernel corn.
Progressive Tax Rebate: Applied through the province, not CRA. Supports activities in aerospace, bio-science, interactive/ information & communications, renewable energy, financial services, manufacturing.
Specialized Labour Tax Credit: Incentive for hiring workers with specialized expertise if that expertise is not available in the provincial labour market.
Technology Adaptation Credits for SMEs: Not available with SR&ED. Tax credits for liaison and transfer services, fees for participation in training/ information services in relation to liaison and transfer services.
Training Tax Credits: Credits for providing on-the-job training.
Venture Capital/Investment Tax Credit: Tax credits that investors receive for investing in corporations with a permanent establishment and resident of that province. The corporation does not receive any credits/funding, however arm’s length investors’ costs are reduced.


Tax Credits by Province:
British Columbia

Venture Capital/Investment Tax Credits

Apprenticeship Tax Credits

Manitoba

Apprenticeship Tax Credits

Co-Op Education Tax Credits

Journeyperson Hiring Incentive

Green Energy Tax Credits

Ontario

Apprenticeship Tax Credits

Co-Op Education Tax Credits

Animation and Special Effects Tax Credits

Book Publishing Tax Credits

Business Research Institute Tax Credit

PEI

Progressive Tax Rebate

Quebec

Training Tax Credits

Information Technology Development Centres

Biotechnology Development Centres

New Economy Centres

Employment Generating Projects Credit

Technology Adaptation Credits for SMEs

E-Business Development Tax Credit

Design Credit

New Energy Efficient Vehicle Rebate

Production of Cellulosic Ethanol Tax Credit

PEI

Venture Capital/Investment Tax Credits

Specialized Labour Tax Credit

Nova Scotia

New Small Business Tax Holiday

Newfoundland

Venture Capital/Investment Tax Credits

Venture Capital/Investment Tax Credits

Growth Enterprise Tax Holiday

New Brunswick

Venture Capital/Investment Tax Credits

Yukon

Venture Capital/Investment Tax Credits

Nunavut

Training Tax Credits