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Research and Development Tax Credits

How to Save More Tax

A Tips & Advice Special Report about...

In a nutshell

Take maximum advantage of the Research & Development (R&D) allowances with this Special Report. It explains how the credits and allowances work and how to use them in practice. Our handy advice will help you save money - so your R&D investments don't go unrewarded.

In detail

The R&D allowances are without doubt the most generous of tax incentives. But the rules are so complex that this tax break is massively underused. This Special Report takes the mystery out of R&D allowances – it explains:

  • What R&D tax credits are
  • The amount of tax relief involved
  • Criteria to qualify for R&D tax relief
    • Which R&D projects qualify?
    • What type of expenditure qualifies?
  • Making an R&D claim
  • Limits to R&D relief

Written in plain English and illustrated with practical examples, this Special Report shows just how much you can save. It's a must-read for every company that invests in developing new ideas.

We've created this Tips & Advice Special Report especially for... 

Company directors and all business that are considering R&D work that want to:

  • Take maximum advantage of R&D allowances

Tax advisors and accountants that want to:

  • Advise their clients on using R&D allowances tax-efficiently

In this Tips & Advice Special Report you'll read about...

Table of contents

What are R&D tax credits?

What’s new since April 1 2015?

How much tax relief do we get?

What counts as a qualifying R&D project?

What expenditure qualifies for R&D tax credits?

What is an SME for R&D tax credit purposes?

Grants and subsidies

How to make an R&D claim - SMEs

Can pre-trading expenditure qualify for R&D?

Limits on relief

Advance Assurance

Tax relief for R&D capital equipment

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