Canada Revenue Agency

Canada Revenue Agency

July 06, 2009 13:42 ET

Media Advisory: Minister Blackburn Delivers Over $300,000 in Research and Development Tax Credits to Activplant

LONDON, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - July 6, 2009) - On July 7, 2009, the Honourable Jean-Pierre Blackburn, Minister of National Revenue and Minister of State (Agriculture and Agri-Food), will meet with Mr. Drew Forret, President of Activplant Corporation, to personally deliver a cheque for over $300,000 in tax credits for scientific research and experimental development (SR&ED).

SR&ED investment tax credits support Activplant in the design and development of software solutions for the automated manufacturing sector.

The SR&ED program is a federal tax incentive program administered by the Canada Revenue Agency, which encourages Canadian businesses of all sizes, and in all sectors, to conduct research and development in Canada. The SR&ED program gives claimants cash refunds and/or tax credits for their expenditures on eligible work done in Canada.

Date: Tuesday, July 7, 2009

Time: 2:00 p.m.

Location: Activplant Corporation
The Talbot Centre
140 Fullarton Street, 9th floor
London, Ontario

Contact Information

  • Canada Revenue Agency
    Noel Carisse
    Media Relations
    Office of the Minister of National Revenue
    Natalie Boileau
    Director of Communications (Acting)