Canary Seed Development Commission of Saskatchewan


April 10, 2018

Canary Seed producers eligible for 38 per cent tax credit

The Scientific Research and Experimental Development (SR&ED) tax credit is a federal government program that encourages research and development by providing tax-based incentives.

For 2017, registered canary seed producers may claim38% of their checkoff contributions as a qualifying SR&ED expenditure on their federal tax return.

The tax credit percentage is based on the amount the Canary Seed Development Commission of Saskatchewan has invested in research and development that meets the criteria laid out by the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA).

More information on the SR&ED program is available from Canada Revenue Agency:

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