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Business Growth
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Meetup #28 - Top 10 Government Tax Credits & Incentives Your Tech Business Needs To Know About

TopTenTaxCredits

Great evening we had discussing the many Government programs out there at both the provincial and Federal levels that your tech business can source. 

Richard Kun from RDP and John Dow from SB Partners shared the Top 10 Government tax credits, incentives and alternative sources of funding for you business.  The audience learned about SRED, SR&ED, OIDMTC, IRAP, DTAAP and some of the employment and export grants.  They alsoe learned how to recover costs in multiple areas of your business - marketing, development - as well as how to use some of these programs to leverage additional sources of government funding.  We had a lively Q&A afterwards.

Presenters

RDP Associates

Richard Kun - Richard has assisted a wide variety of growth-oriented firms that are focused on technology improvements to seize and maximize opportunities that will increase cash and profits. Core areas of expertise are Innovation Management, New Product Development and Funding from Tax Credits and Various Government Incentives. Richard is a sponsor of a technology accelerator group, angel investor and business consultant to early stage companies

SB PartnersJohn Dow - For over 30 years, John Dow,
Tax Partner at SB Partners LLP Chartered Accountants, has built his career and reputation providing income tax strategies to business owners and professionals. John combines his tax expertise with client's business realities to provide unique, innovative and practical solutions to even the most complex and unique tax issues.

 

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Ask / Offer boards at meetups allow the members to engage their needs and offers more widely and simply with their fellow members. Offer board here, Ask board there.

 

G2KYM (Get To Know Your Members)

Raj Palpher, Secretary Treasurer, Board of Directors at Resultel Technologies
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Robert Lederer, President and CEO of Global Enterprise Management Solutions
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Event Snapshot for Your Calendar

Topic: Top 10 Government Tax Credits & Incentives Your Tech Business Needs To Know About
Keynote: Richard Kun - RDP Associates and John Dow - SB Partners
Target Audience: Business and Technology people interested in finance for their business.
Meetup Track: Business Optimization - Productivity Methods, Project Management, Learning and Best Practices
Date & Time: Tuesday, February 14, 2012 @ 7pm
Location: Ned Devines, 575 Ontario Street South Milton, Ontario. Map: http://www.neddevines.ca/content/map
How much it costs: Nothing but your time.

Post-Event Q&A

Silicon Halton members can participate in a post-event conversation with the presenters in our private Linkedin group. Help them make this meetup relevant to you. (this discussion has been live since Fall 2011)

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Who Registered?

Registration for this meetup is through LinkedIn events.  Meetups are open to anyone, whether you are a Silicon Halton member or not.

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