Downloadable guides and reference material
Download your copy – A Guide to making successful R&D tax relief claims
Uncertain whether your expenditure qualifies for an R&D Tax Relief claim? Download your copy of our eligibility checklist, and determine in 11 simple questions, whether you could make a claim
Download your copy of our guide to qualifying R&D expenses
This guide looks at which companies can claim R&D relief under the RDEC scheme, how the relief operates and the differences between eligible costs under RDEC and the SME scheme. Download your copy.
Many software development companies can claim R&D tax credits to effectively reduce corporation tax. However, there is often confusion over the types of projects, activities and expenses which qualify for an R&D tax credit claim. Download our guide for more information.
If you maintain accurate record-keeping procedures, claims for R&D reliefs will be much easier to compute. Download your copy of our guide to best practice for recording R&D tax relief claims
The Patent Box regime encourages companies to retain intellectual property (IP), and the corresponding valuable jobs and associated economic benefits, in the UK by offering a reduced rate of tax on profits derived from qualifying IP. The regime is often talked about as a 10% tax rate and to an extent this is the case, however the relief operates as a deduction from taxable profits. This means that in certain circumstances companies with taxable losses can benefit from the regime too.
European regulations have a significant impact of this area of R&D and this is something which may change depending on the outcome of Brexit.
A common area HMRC highlight as a cause for error in R&D claims surrounds the issue of sub-contracting and here we look at some of the reasons why it is crucial that this point is carefully considered to ensure each claim is correct.