Tax Incentives for R&D

Dov Paluk, founder of Catalyst Research Solutions, will discuss ways in which Software Developers may benefit from recent changes in the SA Income Tax Act.


Outlining the refinements to the research and development (R&D) incentive, contained in the Income Tax Act in relation to software development.

Revisiting the applicability of tax incentives to software development in South Africa

Assessing the viability of the various alternative cash incentives available for innovation based IT companies.


Dov Paluk - Dov founded Catalyst Research Solutions as he is passionate about innovation and South Africa's move to a knowledge based economy.

Through a background in Law and IT, Dov has international consulting experience and has worked with many of South Africa's largest corporates.

Dov has intricate knowledge of the relevant incentive legislation, its requirements and how companies can maximise the return on investment of their R&D through incentives. 

Through his relationship with both SARS and the Department of Science and Technology, Dov has been heavily involved with the development of the new R&D Tax Incentive and is a trusted partner and adviser to clients and industry bodies across a spectrum of industries. 

Dov has an MBA (Cum Laude) from GIBS in South Africa, is a registered tax practitioner and is a member of the SA Institute of Tax Practitioners.


General delegate R90 - Registered full-time student R40
Jozi Hub
Tuesday, May 13, 2014 - 18:00 to 20:00