Research and Development Claims

Research and Development Claims 2015-09-17T09:57:59+00:00
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text=”Research and Development Claims” font_container=”tag:div|font_size:26|text_align:left|color:%23000000″ use_theme_fonts=”yes” css=”.vc_custom_1442483147863{margin-bottom: 20px !important;}”][vc_custom_heading text=”The Research and Development (R&D) Tax Credit Scheme is a government backed scheme intended to encourage companies to develop their products and processes by encouraging investment in innovation.

This is a company tax relief that can either reduce a companies tax liabilities or for some small or medium sized companies, provide a cash sum.

Many people do not feel that they carry out Research and Development, but since the scheme was launched in 2000/0, more than 74,000 claims have been made awarding over £7 billion of relief. The majority of claims come from the manufacturing industry or business services, but any industry can apply so long as the activity undertaken qualifies.” font_container=”tag:p|font_size:15|text_align:left|color:%23999999″ use_theme_fonts=”yes” css=”.vc_custom_1442483672564{margin-bottom: 20px !important;}”][vc_row_inner css=”.vc_custom_1438414004000{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″ css=”.vc_custom_1438413856885{margin-bottom: 20px !important;}”][vc_gallery type=”nivo” interval=”3″ images=”275,276″ img_size=”full”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″ css=”.vc_custom_1438413867252{margin-bottom: 20px !important;}”][vc_column_text el_class=”aboutus_list”]

If you can answer yes to one or more of the following questions, you could be eligible:

  • Have you made any bespoke products for your customers?
  • Have you developed any new products?
  • Have you undertaken and ‘in-house’ design work?
  • Have you developed or improved any software?
  • Have you made any environmental improvements to your processes?
  • Are you regularly solving customer’s problems?
  • Do you consider yourself to be a market leader in what you do?