Secure tax-exempt research allowance

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German Research Allowance Act: find out what needs to be done to obtain your research allowance. 

Since 1 January 2020 the German Research Allowance Act [Forschungszulagengesetz, FZulG] has provided support for basic research, industrial and experimental research. This research allowance is linked to personnel expenses, and in the case of contract research, the remuneration for contract research and will be credited to corporation tax or paid out. 

KPMG illuminates the process for obtaining the allowance. Our experts will draw on their scientific or technical background to analyse your research projects using our questionnaire. Subsequent to our assessment, you will receive an initial assessment of your prospects of success and be made aware of your need for action.

Our offer includes:
  • Assessment for research allowance pursuant to FZulG [German Research Allowance Act]
  • Description of criteria for funding – overview of application process
  • Assessment of your research projects by our experts
  • Derivation of your need for action
  • Documentation of results (high-level)
In order to evaluate the precise price, company specific information and additional factors are relevant, which we are happy to discuss with you. Ask for the price by clicking the button ‘price request’.

German Research Allowance Act: find out what needs to be done to obtain your research allowance. 

Since 1 January 2020 the German Research Allowance Act [Forschungszulagengesetz, FZulG] has provided support for basic research, industrial and experimental research. This research allowance is linked to personnel expenses, and in the case of contract research, the remuneration for contract research and will be credited to corporation tax or paid out. 

KPMG illuminates the process for obtaining the allowance. Our experts will draw on their scientific or technical background to analyse your research projects using our questionnaire. Subsequent to our assessment, you will receive an initial assessment of your prospects of success and be made aware of your need for action.

  • Increase the prospect of receiving support
  • Improve the efficiency of your application process

  • Optimise the allocation of research expenses and obtain the allowance
  • Advice on the identification and implementation of appropriate documentation for personnel expenses eligible for support and separate invoice amounts for contract research
  • Support with application

What is the specific process of the assessment?
Your research project is assessed in three steps: 

  • Workshop to present the requirements of the FZulG with subsequent mailing of questionnaire on your research projects
  • Evaluation of your completed questionnaire by our scientists/technicians and initial assessment of your prospects of success in receiving support
  • Presentation of your prospects of success and your need for action in closing meeting

 

What costs should I expect for commissioning a research allowance assessment?
The fee for the workshop and assessment for up to three research projects at your company amounts to EUR 4,900 (net). Assessment of further research projects will be invoiced at EUR 500 per case.

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