Yearly Archives

2017

We’re growing! TSGI welcomes two new additions to our team

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TSGI is pleased to welcome Igor Koracin and Jordan Boyé to our growing SR&ED Services division.

Igor Koracin is our newest Technology Advisor. Igor has a Masters in Petroleum Engineering and a track-record of driving technical projects in SAGD facilities. A strong communicator and analytical mind, Igor will complement the skill-sets and specialties of his fellow Technology Advisors.

We’re also pleased to welcome Jordan Boyé as our newest Tax and Financial Advisor. Jordan is a CPA, CA with a diverse background of accounting across different technology and sector areas. He also brings a strong passion for the arts. His tax expertise and client-facing rapport will bring tremendous value to our team of Tax and Financial Advisors.

Welcome Igor and Jordan!

Federal Budget 2017 offers focus on Innovation and Clean Technology

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The Liberal government delivered the 2017 budget yesterday, with a focus on initiatives related to innovation and clean technology. One major feature is the creation of Innovation Canada (ear-marked up to $950M over five years to stimulate innovation hubs or “Superclusters”).

On the SR&ED program specifically, there does not appear to be any significant changes at this time. The government plans to undertake a “whole-of-government review” of business innovation programs, within which the government will review the SR&ED program “to ensure its continued effectiveness and efficiency.” No timelines or indications of how this will be assess were provided.

The Innovation and Skills Plan will focus on growth in six technology-centric sectors: advanced manufacturing, agri-food, clean technology, digital industries, health and bio-sciences and clean resources, as well as infrastructure and transportation. Superclusters (strong relationships between the private sector, post-secondary and research institutions) are envisioned to drive R&D for “commercial outcomes with application in the real economy.”

Various allocations were announced to develop clean technologies across multiple streams (including: Clean Growth Hub, multiple government departments, the Sustainable Development Technology Fund, and $570M over three years to provide working capital for clean tech firms).

For more information, please see the Budget, including page 43 for an overview of the Innovation and Skills Plan and page 95 for details on “Canada’s Innovation Economy: Clean Technology, Digital Industries and Agri-Food.”

TSGI launches new website!

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Welcome to our new website! Take a few minutes to explore our new platform.

 

We’re pleased to highlight new features, including:
  • delivering a more user-friendly experience on all devices
  • highlighting the technical strength and diversity of our Technology and Financial SR&ED teams
  • introducing Transaction Services
As always, feel free to reach out to us with any inquiries, or email info@tsgi.ca

 

Happy browsing!

TSGI welcomes Jacqueline Marques, Tax and Financial Advisor

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TSGI is delighted to welcome on board Jacqueline Marques, CPA, CGA, MA, BA to our team of SR&ED Tax and Financial Advisors. Jacqueline brings over ten years of diverse experience in accounting, tax and technology.

Jacqueline has worked in a variety of industries applying  her skills, including software and hardware development, manufacturing, property development, commodities trading and agriculture. She is well practiced in accounting for both SMEs and large corporations.  She has a strong foundation of research skills and technical writing in addition to her financial knowledge and has a passion for tax research and lifelong learning. Jacqueline is a top performer in her field and we are excited to have her join our team!