David Gelb

David Gelb

Partner in Charge, Accelerating Business Growth

Articles by David Gelb

Tax

David Gelb, Partner comments on the R&D Tax Incentive Bill

Australian businesses carrying out R&D activity will be disadvantaged by the proposed government legislation.

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Financial Services

Insurance in super & R&D #Budget2018

KPMG is concerned that the Budget announcements surrounding the removal of default insurance in super for people under the age of 25 will damage the overall system for relatively little benefit.

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Tax

R&D tax incentives: policy uncertainty is driving companies to innovate overseas

This week marks the one year anniversary since the review of the R&D Tax Incentive by Mr Bill Ferris, Dr Alan Finkel and Mr John Fraser was handed to the…

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Tax

Government support for R&D is at the crossroads

After nearly 12 months of uncertainty, industry has been presented with a proposal to significantly cut R&D Incentives. The key issue of concern to 13,000 companies is the proposed elimination…

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Tax

Research and Development incentives: the lifeline of innovation

Parliament resumed this week after its long post-election break. But there is a legislative proposal to be debated which threatens to erode Australia’s brand as a destination for investment in…

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Tax

Good news for the smart country

Last month I shared my concerns on the proposed R&D amendments – please refer blog link below. It is not often in tax that we get good news – but…

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Tax

Protecting innovation in Australia: what is best for Australian companies?

The Tax Laws Amendment (Research and Development) Bill 2013 (commonly known as the Targeting Access Bill) was passed in the Senate on Tuesday night. As the Bill must return to…

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