For the R&D tax incentive home page click this link to the ATO website.
The Research and Development schedule provides two worksheets:
Early balancing companies with a 2018 income year beginning prior to 1 July 2017, that wish to claim their expenditure under R&D tax concession for the 2018 year, should contact the ATO via e-mail to email@example.com for further information in relation to their 2018 income tax return.
To make a claim at item 22 on the company return under Division 355 of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997 (ITAA 1997), you must complete a Research and development incentive schedule.
The company may be entitled to claim the R&D tax incentive in the 2018 company return if it is an R&D entity that has registered its R&D activities with Innovation Australia through AusIndustry for the 2017-18 year of income.
Select Preparation > Schedule > R&D tax incentive schedule (BY) or,
Open a Company return and select the schedule from the ATO schedules navigation pane, or
At item 21 click the label A Non-refundable R&D tax offset or click label U Refundable R&D tax offset, or
In the Calculation Statement click label M R&D recoupment tax.
20-165 Research and development expenditure - activities
20-185 Associates, partnerships and CRCs