Our Leading Team of Specialists Help Businesses in Southampton Safely Claim R&D Tax Credits

We have a proven track-record of delivering robust R&D claims. We're  trusted by HMRC and diligently prepare safe and robust Research and Development tax relief claims.

R&D Tax Credits Southampton: What Are They and How Can The Incentive Help Your Company?

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The Research and Development (R&D) incentive for businesses was first introduced in 2000. 

They are part of a rewarding scheme ran by HMRC to incentivise and encourage businesses in every sector to invest in building new or improved products and services

Businesses that have spent company money making appreciable improvements to products and services over the last two open tax periods can recover as much as 33% of their qualifying expenditure back.

Large sums of peoples wages, utility bills, NI contributions, subcontractor costs, software costs and more can all be recovered and so you can see the figures quickly add up in your company's favour.

Some businesses whose day-to-day operations may signify a claim sadly aren't claiming due to a lack of understanding surrounding the incentive. This is down to a general misunderstanding of what qualifies as R&D.

All UK limited companies may be able to claim regardless of industry.

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What our clients are saying

We found the process fast and we were really impressed with the end results. Will recommend.

M. Sanders

Director

We have an established relationship with Hamilton Wood & Co.  We don't specialise in R&D so partnering with them made perfect sense for us and our clients.

C. Mallas

Accountant

We work in a fast paced environment where everybody is 'hands on deck.' I was pleased with the support from Chris and the time I saved. I was impressed with sum we secured, thanks!

June Dawson

Designer

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The Benefits for Your Business

The R&D tax credit incentive helps the Government encourage businesses to innovate.  When a business develops something new, it has the effect of moving the industry forward.  R&D relief make economic sense for the Government.  They reason for every £1 they give back to a business, they recover up to £7 back on a multiplier basis.  The sums given back to a business are paid as wages subject to tax, and then spent on goods and services that are also taxed.  This is a case of the Government giving to receive.

Some of the Key Benefits Are:

Improve cash flow

Receive a substantial payable credit for your Company or reduce your CT liabilities considerably.

Competitive Advantage 

Make sure you maximise all monies your Company can recover to strengthen your position. 

Further Innovation

Reinvest money in your Company and continue to innovate.  Claim back money from your activities.

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Ongoing support with complex R&D tax claims.

"Our industry had a 'spot check' by HMRC. Naturally, I was very worried.  I can't thank the team at Hamilton Wood & Co. enough.  They dealt with HMRC directly and  I must say I was impressed with the speed and efficiency that the matter was dealt with. Our claim was approved and we were delighted with the support from Chris at Hamilton Wood throughout.  I couldn't have done it on my own."

N.Burgess
Product Lead

Fast and efficient R&D claims process.

"As a business owner, I very rarely get a spare moment.  I was encouraged to talk to Simon at Hamilton Wood and Co. to see if the improvements to our back-office functions and processes might qualify.  After a quick conversation by phone I was assured that whilst not all my activities did qualify, that some of them did and we could move forward on them. I was involved for less than 2hrs over a 12 week period and got a playout in no time at all."  

J. Martins
Managing Director

Our Research and Development (R&D) Tax Credit Advisory Services

Our Managing Director is honoured and privileged to be a fellow of UKRI's Peer Review College. UKRI run a number of Government competitions to award Grant Funding to some of the most ambitious companies. Our team is at the forefront of UK innovation and are committed to helping ambitious businesses thrive and prosper.

Our Senior Technical Analyst resides on HMRC's consultation committee for Research & Development. He discusses the proposed impact of any changes in the scope of legislation and how they may affect companies.

Our technical expertise is amongst the best available so you can be confident you're in safe hands with us.  Our service is indemnified too; this provides an extra level of protection and added peace-of-mind for you that you and your business will be expertly looked after.  We take the time to thoroughly understand your business so that we have a solid basis for a potential claim.

Why Hamilton Wood and Company?

FREE R&D Health Check

Complimentary initial R&D health checks (by phone) to illustrate if a claim may be possible 

Robust research and development tax claims

We produce robust R&D claims with a 100% success rate to date with HMRC

We save you a lot of time

We minimize your involvement to just a couple of hours over the phone. This means you're free to get on doing what you do best, running your Company.

Leading technical expertise

We are at the forefront of UK innovation.  Our MD is a fellow of UK Research and Innovations (UKRI) Peer review college.  Our senior R&D tax specialist liaises with HMRC's consultation committee regarding the scheme. 

National provider

We're a leading national provider of R&D tax services throughout the UK.

Low fees | Success only model

We believe in helping your business succeed.  We provide a success only model with our low fee only due when we get your business a successful outcome and a claim is finalized.

Indemnified process | You're fully protected

Although its never been needed, we're indemnified up to £1 million per claim.  We also provide ongoing support and liaise with HMRC in relation to any aspect of your claim on your behalf should it be required.

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