How much could your business claim?

26%
Profit-making SME’s

Profit-making SME’s

A company/organisation that is making a profit, can claim up to 26% “tax relief” on corporation tax on qualifying R&D spend. *R&D Tax Credits can be claimed for the last 2 years’ submitted financial year-end accounting periods and ongoing.

33.35%
Loss-making SME’s

Loss-making Companies/SME’s

A company/organisation that is making a loss can claim up to 33.35% “cashback” on qualifying R&D spend. *R&D Tax Credits can be claimed for the last 2 years’ submitted financial year-end accounting periods and ongoing.

* 9.72%
Large Companies (RDEC)

Large Companies

Large companies (500+ employees) are able to claim up to 9.72% of the qualifying R&D spend as tax relief under the RDEC scheme. *An RDEC claim is paid out in the form of a taxable credit of your identified qualifying expenditure. As the credit is taxable, it results in a cash benefit of 9.72% after tax.

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What R&D costs can I claim for?

HMRC defines 4 categories of qualifying costs:

  • Expenditure on employees

    Expenditure on employees paid directly by the company (e.g. on the payroll, in the UK or elsewhere) to work on the project including salaries, employer’s NIC and pension contributions.

  • Expenditure on subcontractors and freelancers

    Expenditure on subcontractors and freelancers directly employed for the project.

  • Expenditure on R&D materials and consumables

    Expenditure on R&D materials and consumables including heat, light and power that are used up or transformed by the R&D process.

  • Expenditure on some types of software

    Expenditure on some types of software required specifically for the R&D Project.