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Preventing Abuse of R&D Tax Claims


In total, HMRC have prevented over £300m worth of fraudulent R&D tax claims. But the Revenue recognised there was still work to be done to address the issue of R&D tax abuse. A second consultation was published in March 2020, discussing how abuse of R&D Tax Schemes by SMEs could be further prevented which resulted in the introduction of a cap to prevent ineligible claims being made by businesses. Implemented on 1st April 2021, the cap limits the value of SME scheme payable tax...

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Black Country SMEs Missing Out on R&D Tax Refunds


As experts in securing Research & Development tax savings, we highlight our concerns that local businesses are missing out on earned R&D tax credits. What are R&D Tax Credits? Research and Development (R&D) tax credits are a government tax relief that rewards UK Limited companies for investing in innovation. Companies who spend money developing new products, processes or services – or enhance existing ones – are eligible for R&D tax credit and/or a corporation tax...

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10th Made in the Midlands Manufacturing Exhibition


Made in the Midlands Manufacturing Exhibition 2019 R&D Tax Claims will be on hand with engineering experts and R&D tax scheme specialists to provide important information on how our claim process works and if your manufacturing business is eligible for our support to claim R&D Tax credit. Our Managing Director, Mark Evans, has saved Made in the Midlands members over £7million in tax using our renowned claims process which maintains a 100% success rate with HMRC. Join us at...

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Why Brexit increases the importance of R&D tax relief


First introduced in 2000, Research and development (R&D) tax credits were put in place to encourage innovation and increased spending in R&D for SMEs. In the 18 years since the initiative has been in place, over 240,000 claims have been made – adding up to £21.4bn. Over £3.7 billion in R&D tax relief was claimed in 2015-16, an increase of 25% on the previous year, and the total number of R&D tax relief claims and the amount claimed has continued to rise each year since the...

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Research and development tax claims under reported


HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) reports show that they have under reported the number of companies making Research and Development tax claims.   The comparison between the 2017 and 2018 HMRC Research and Development Tax Credits Statistics show that a huge amount of company claims was under reported between 2015-2016. The HMRC statistics, that are written up yearly, provide information on the number of companies claiming Research and Development tax credits and the cost of providing...

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Leading tax relief specialist, Mark Evans, to talk at Shropshire Chamber of Commerce business event


Shropshire Chamber of Commerce have invited our Managing Director at R&D Tax Claims, Mark Evans, to speak about R&D tax credits at their business event, hosted at Shrewsbury University Centre, on Tuesday 23 October. Mark has a 100% success rate in R&D tax credits and will be discussing how SMEs can determine if they qualify for a research and development claim, and how to maximise a claim for those who already partake in the scheme. Mark first teamed up with R&D tax relief...

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Are you maximising your R&D Tax Claim?


OK, so you’re ahead of many other businesses as you're already making a R&D Tax Claim, but could you be claiming more? At R&D Tax Claims we know that for a business to maximise the value of its R&D Tax Claim, the submission needs to be supported by: a thorough understanding of the HMRC scheme; a good working relationship with the relevant tax office; a thorough understanding of relevant (R&D) expenditure; good report writing skills – bringing everything...

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R&D Tax Claims exhibiting at the Made in the Midlands Manufacturing Exhibition 2018


West Midlands based R & D specialists, R&D Tax Claims will be attending the Made in the Midlands Manufacturing Exhibition, taking place at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry on Thursday 21st June 2018. About R&D Tax Claims R&D Tax Claims will be on hand with engineering experts and R & D tax scheme specialists to provide information on how our robust claim process works, and offer guidance on how we can assist your business with making a claim. Since launching in 2012 we’ve...

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R&D Tax Relief For Loss-Making Companies


Mark Evans, Managing Director at R&D Tax Claims, explains how R&D Tax Relief For Loss-Making Companies can create a valuable cash injection: 'I am regularly asked by companies that are loss-making, and therefore, not paying any corporation tax whether they can claim R&D Tax relief, the simple answer is yes!' R&D Tax Relief for Loss-Making Companies SME Research and Development Tax Relief applies equally to companies who are making a profit and therefore paying corporation...

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R&D Tax Credits…


If you’re concerned that filing for R&D tax credits will be too time consuming, complicated , or simply not worth the effort - you need to think again, as the average R&D tax saving is £60k for SMEs. Research & Development tax relief is a government incentive set up to encourage businesses to investment in research, development and innovation. So, how could filing a claim for R&D Tax credits benefit you and your company? Our process... R&D Tax Claims, has a tried and...

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R&D Tax Claims Explained


Find out how you can claim from the government tax incentive scheme designed to encourage companies to invest in R&D.

About the Scheme

A government incentive that rewards UK companies for spending on innovation.

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The Benefits

Receive a cash credit, lowered corporation tax bill or a combination of the two.

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The Process

Tried and tested process with six easy steps which can be completed in 12 weeks or less.

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Claim Eligibility

Have you developed new or improved products or processes?

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