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HMRC R&D Tax Credits statistics: Best year yet for UK business
Innovation continues to be a focus for UK businesses, after the latest HMRC Research and Development Tax Credits statistics showed a sustained upward trend for the number of claims for R&D Tax Credits submitted in 2015-16. Over the last 12 months, claims for R&D Tax Credits rose to an impressive 26,255, an increase of 19% on the previous year.
Latest HMRC R&D Tax Credit statistics show best year yet for UK businesses
HMRC’s 2015-16 Research and Development Tax Credits Statistics released today highlight continued growth in the total number of claims for R&D Tax Credits. This was primarily driven by a rise in the number of SME claims which saw an increase of 22%, having more than doubled since 2011-12.
Lisa Waller- Grow your business by capitalising on government tax relief
HMRCs criteria for claiming RDAs is the same as those used for R&D tax relief. Make sure you're not missing out.
2016-17: Best year yet for MPA
Since MPA was established in 2007, our mission to make the R&D Tax Credit claims process as easy as possible has seen us grow year-on-year. Don't just take our word for it, our results speak for themselves!
Myth Busters: “I’m already getting the maximum return from my R&D Tax Credit claim”
You might think your existing accountant or R&D Tax Credit specialist is claiming for everything they can. But, when reviewing previous claims, our experts frequently come across additional things that can be claimed for within HMRC’s rules, boosting the value of a claim.
Myth Busters: R&D Tax Credits and grant funding
MYTH: My business receives grant funding, so I can’t claim R&D Tax Credits
R&D Tax Credits: Beware HMRC Enquiries
Successful R&D Tax Credit claims can play a vital part in the growth and success of a business. But, any irregularities can result in HMRC raising a compliance check against the claim. This not only delays and puts at risk the return expected from your tax relief claim, but also results in an often lengthy and stressful enquiry, alongside the threat of financial penalties related to the size of any errors HMRC identify. This is NOT good news for you and your business.
Lisa Waller- Taking stock of change
For the UK’s businesses, keeping up with the constant changes in tax regulation can sometimes be a job in itself.