Research & Development Tax Relief

What is it?

The most generous corporation tax relief there is. 


Enhanced tax relief for qualifying R&D projects.


Tax savings of:

  • 24.7% (Profit-making companies)
  • 33.35% (Loss-making companies)

of eligible expenditure


LOSS MAKING COMPANIES CAN GET A CASH REPAYMENT FROM HMRC!!!!

Which companies qualify?

All sorts of companies qualify. As the definition of R&D is so broad we've had companies from all industries make claims, including:

  • Photographers
  • Curtain pole makers
  • Breweries
  • Pension fund managers
  • & everything in between

Qualifying R&D project

The definition of R&D, for these purposes, is very broad.


If a company has used technology to:

  • Improve a product
  • Improve a process
  • Increase efficiency
  • Create a bespoke soluion

then there will be a qualifying project

Which costs qualify?

Staff costs

  • Salary
  • Employers National Insurance
  • Employer pension contributions

Sub-contractor costs


Software costs


Materials used in R&D 


Light, heat & power

How do I make a claim?

Use the contact box below and one of our Chartered Tax Advisors will talk you through whether you have an eligible claim and how to make a claim.

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