Services and tools

The following services and tools are available:

Services and tools

  • Pre-Claim Consultation

    The Pre-Claim Consultation is a free on-demand service that potential claimants can use to find out whether their work qualifies for scientific research and experimental development (SR&ED) tax incentives before they submit an SR&ED claim.

  • Pre-Claim Review

    The Pre-Claim Review is a free, on-demand review. It gives businesses a determination on how much of their research and development (R&D) work is eligible and what expenditures qualify for the SR&ED tax incentives, before they file their claim.

  • First-Time Claimant Advisory Service
    First-Time Claimant Advisory Service (FTCAS) is a free in-person service that provides first-time SR&ED claimants with an opportunity to meet with Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) staff.
  • SR&ED Self-Assessment and Learning Tool
    The Self-Assessment and Learning Tool (SALT) helps claimants better understand the eligibility requirements of the SR&ED program.
  • Resolving Claimants' SR&ED Concerns
    The CRA is committed to providing fair treatment to all claimants of the SR&ED Program. If you do not agree with the findings of the review of your SR&ED claim, or if you have any concerns with how the review was conducted, you are encouraged to take specific steps to resolve your concerns.
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