Posted By: R&D SmartTax

Longstanding national software and services firm Business Fitness has signed an exciting new strategic alliance agreement with R&D tax software provider R&D SmartTax on the 19th of October 2010.

The strategic alliance will support the growth of software products in the accounting and innovation sectors combining the award-winning R&D Application Wizard from R&D SmartTax with Business Fitness’ flagship HowNow software.  This goal is to provide accountants and other companies a more seamless approach to managing their daily business tasks including the annual R&D tax claims.

R&D SmartTax Managing Director Caroline Hughes sees the deal as a natural progression in the way businesses see the R&D Application Wizard as an important tool in their business toolkit.

“We are excited to be working with Business Fitness as there is a clear synergy in our goals for our software and both products are very complimentary to eachother”, said Caroline.

Business Fitness Managing Director Margaret George is also happy with the deal adding that “I’m looking forward to working with R&D SmartTax.”

R&D SmartTax’s R&D Application Wizard is available now for both companies and accountants to help complete their 2010 R&D Tax Claims. 

For more information about R&D SmartTax go to or email [email protected]. For more information about Business Fitness please visit their website at

About R&DSmartTax

R&D SmartTax tools were born out of a desire to help the many smart small Australian companies access the R&D Tax Break benefits without the need for hours spent reading tax literature or expensive consultant fees. The R&D Eligibility Wizard is designed to be low cost, easy to use and available for all Australian industries.


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