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MNP Seminar Series: Intro to SR&ED – Misconceptions & Who Should Claim
February 25, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
The Canadian government encourages innovation with some very generous incentives for corporations. Yet it is estimated that many
businesses that could qualify do not apply for these benefits. Is your business one of the many missing out on government
One of the most significant forms of assistance is the Scientific Research and Experimental Development (SR&ED) Investment Tax
Credit Program. During this session, MNP’s Terry Lavineway will introduce SR&ED and discuss some of the misconceptions around
what can and cannot be claimed, as well as some of the common pitfalls applicants should be mindful of.
About the Speaker
Terry is a member of MNP’s National SR&ED tax credit team. Located in Ottawa, he is focused on helping MNP clients with the
Scientific Research and Experimental Development (SR&ED) tax credit claims and accessing other government assistance programs.
With more than two-and-a-half decades of experience,
Terry works with clients primarily in the technology space, including software, hardware, manufacturing, and game development. He
helps his clients reduce the cost of their operations through tax credits and government assistance, and takes pride in connecting
clients with other business contacts for their mutual business benefit.
Terry has a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in computer science and a Bachelor of Administration (B.Admin.) from the University of
MNP is a leading national accounting, tax and business consulting firm in Canada. With over 5000 team members and 80+ offices, we
are among the country’s largest professional service firms. Our alliance with Praxity, an international network of like-minded,
independent accounting firms, provides our clients with international experience, local market insights, strategic partnerships and
We tailor every service we offer to suit businesses individual needs. These services include accounting, consulting, corporate finance,
enterprise risk, tax, technology solutions, and valuation services. We look to fully understand the critical industry segments clients
operate in to provide in-depth insights and solutions to help clients succeed in their respective sectors.