Internal documents currently used to train staff on assessing Ausindustry Applications for the R&D Tax Incentive

AP made this Freedom of Information request to Department of Industry, Innovation and Science

The request was refused by Department of Industry, Innovation and Science.

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Dear Department of Industry, Innovation and Science,

I would like to request the internal documents currently used to train staff assessing and auditing Ausindustry Applications for the R&D Tax Incentive.

This includes training presentations/manuals and reference documents.

Yours faithfully,

Jerry Smith

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Department of Industry, Innovation and Science


Attachment 60963 Notice of intention to refuse.pdf
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Good afternoon,

We refer to your email below of 15 April 2018.

Please find the attached correspondence in relation to your Freedom of Information request.

Should you have any queries in relation to this matter please contact the FOI team.

Regards

FOI Team
Legal, Audit and Assurance Branch | Corporate Division
Department of Industry, Innovation and Science
GPO Box 2013, Canberra ACT 2601

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From: AP

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Dear Department of Industry, Innovation and Science,

Please pass this on to the person who conducts Freedom of Information reviews.

I am writing to request an internal review of Department of Industry, Innovation and Science's handling of my FOI request 'Internal documents currently used to train staff on assessing Ausindustry Applications for the R&D Tax Incentive'.

My request is centered on the core reference material used by staff to assess the eligibility of applications for the R&D Tax Incentive. Please consider this a revision of my request.

A full history of my FOI request and all correspondence is available on the Internet at this address: https://www.righttoknow.org.au/request/i...

Yours faithfully,

Jerry Smith

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From: Freedom of Information
Department of Industry, Innovation and Science


Attachment Internal review of Freedom of Information request Internal documents currently used to train staff on assessing Ausindustry Applications for the R D Tax Incentive.txt
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Dear Mr Smith

We refer to the attached email of 16 May 2018, in which you have requested the department to conduct an internal review of the correspondence you received on 2 May 2018.

Please be advised that the notice of intention to refuse is not a decision. In the notice, you are invited to revise the scope of request because the work to process your request would involve substantial and unreasonable diversion of the department's resources.

We note that you have revised the scope of your request as indicated in the attached email as follow:

..."My request is centred on the core reference material used by staff to assess the eligibility of applications for the R&D Tax Incentive."

We will consider your revised request and you will be notified if the scope of your request has been sufficiently refined shortly.

Should you have any queries in relation to this matter, please do not hesitate to contact the FOI team.

FOI Team
Legal, Audit and Assurance Branch | Corporate Division
Department of Industry, Innovation and Science
GPO Box 2013, Canberra ACT 2601

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Department of Industry, Innovation and Science


Attachment Decision J Smith.pdf
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Dear Mr Smith,

We refer to our email below of 18 May 2018.

Please find the attached decision in relation to your revised request of 16 May 2018.

Many thanks

FOI team
Legal, Audit and Assurance Branch| Corporate Network
[email address]
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Department of Industry, Innovation and Science | www.industry.gov.au

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