R&D Tax Incentives

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Do you think differently? You are probably doing Research and Development and we can help you maximise your claims.

You’ve probably already heard about R&D tax credits but have you ever stopped to consider whether you are eligible to make a claim?

Many businesses dismiss R&D tax credits thinking that in order to qualify, you need to wear a white coat and work in a laboratory but that is certainly not the case. The scheme is open to any business trying to find new ways to operate, manufacture or grow and that doesn’t have to involve science.

It can include:

Similarly, your research and development activities neither have to be based in the UK nor need to have been successful for you to make a claim. As long as you can show you have attempted to find new ways to take your business forward, you could very well be eligible for credit.

It is also important to understand what you will gain if your claim is successful. Here are some key points to bear in mind while you decide whether you want to make a claim:

If you feel that you do have a claim and would like to take full advantage of the R&D tax credit scheme, we’re here to make the whole process as simple as possible for you.

We know you don’t have the time or inclination to wade through pages and pages of government legislation so we’ve a designed a very simple process that we will manage for you:

  1. We arrange a time to speak so we can find out more about the R&D you have been doing. This includes discussions with those at the coal face of the operation to ensure we maximise the process for you.
  2. We can then assess whether you have a claim
  3. If you have, we will then calculate the amount you’re owed and initiate the claims process
  4. We will then manage the process, liaising with HMRC on your behalf if required
  5. You receive your R&D tax credit


A fee structure that suits you.

We can work on a contingent fees basis, a fixed fees basis or a hybrid of both. Our clients have different preferences and we adapt our fee structure to suit each scenario.

A fully contingent fees basis offers less exposure from your perspective and an incentive for us to really get to know your business and maximise the claim. A fixed fee basis offers you the opportunity to get involved more and work with us on how we may maximise the claim for you but you get all the benefit the more the claim is. The choice is yours!

If you would like to set that process in motion today, please call us today on 0116 282 7000 or email us at post@rowleys.biz.

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