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R&D Tax Credits York: The Business Incentive Explained
There are still many Companies who feel their routine, day-to-day activities aren't eligible for a claim and are not benefitting from this relief. It's now estimated that round 80% of businesses who could claim, haven't.
The Incentive and it's background
First introduced in the year 2000 by the labour Government, the R&D tax relief scheme was planned to encourage businesses to invest in developing new or improved products and services. Since their inception in 2000, there has been over 250,000 successful claims. A total of over £26.5 billion of R&D tax credit relief has now been claimed.
Many Companies haven't claimed due to a general lack of understanding as to what constitutes R&D. The words 'Research and Development' often make people wrongly assume they need to be a dedicated research laboratory in order to claim. The reality however is that many Companies who could claim haven't. If your business is seeking to do something in a new and improved way, you might qualify.
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"I was initially sceptical that we we're doing any R&D. I had visions of needing to be a large scale pharma company and couldn't see where our work would qualify. Thankfully we were introduced to Chris at Hamilton Wood and after a brief discussion, we were able to pin-point areas that formed the basis of our claim. Thank you!"
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Hamilton Wood & Company are a leading provider of professional R&D claims services for SME’s and larger companies throughout the United Kingdom. Our R&D tax specialists take the pain out of claiming research and development tax relief for UK businesses.
R&D tax credits are a powerful government incentive first introduced in 2000, that is designed to encourage companies to invest in seeking innovation or to improve their products and services.
Successful R&D tax claims can deliver a substantial funds to your business that are often worth tens-of-thousands of pounds back for you.
A quick call with one of our expert R&D consultants will help uncover if there are any eligible projects and costs that can be recovered by your business.
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If you fail to claim in a given time, you will lose your money forever and you won't get it back.
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."
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."
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No. Charities, universities, sole traders nor partnerships are able to claim R&D Tax Credits. The business claiming must be a corporate, liable to UK corporation tax. This can include group structured companies and businesses with operations in other countries.
Potentially, yes. While the overall success of the project is irrelevant in terms of making a claim, what does matter is that the project qualifies for this type of relief. If you are unsure if your project qualifies, call one of our team today and we will be able to help you.
For loss making Companies, the benefit of the scheme is even more generous which can be a big help when trying to grow your business. For loss making companies, any eligible R&D tax sums can be surrendered that will trigger an almost immediate payment for your business.
It is important that each project is professionally assessed on its' own merits to see if there are recoverable expenditures. The project should be developing a new or appreciably improved process, or product, where the way forward wasn't certain.