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R&D Tax Credits Belfast

By |August 26th, 2018|

Benefits of Tax Credits in Belfast Tax credits have proven to be one of the best ways to offset taxation and allow you to have more investable funding to better allocate towards the factors within your business which matter. These factors can consist of everything from hiring skilled researchers, to purchasing new equipment, or even [...]

Eligible staff costs in your R&D claim?

By |September 4th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , |

Companies who followed HMRC's guidance on staff costs may have claimed less R&D tax relief than they were entitled to. In the past few years, HMRC has issued some conflicting guidance on what you can include as an eligible staff cost in your R&D claim. In October 2014, HMRC issued a note which narrowed the [...]

Many firms may be missing out on R&D funding

By |August 24th, 2017|Tags: , , , , |

The latest figures from HMRC shows that only 0.3% of SMEs claimed R&D Tax Relief in 2016. That's 17,135 out of the 5.4 million SMEs based in the UK, up from 15,955 the previous year. These firms could be missing out on hundreds of thousands of pounds that they are entitled to claim which they [...]

How and When You Can Claim R&D Tax Credits

By |October 9th, 2016|

Did you know that if you run your own business, you may be eligible for the Research and Development tax credits? If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity, we are here to help you! At Swanson Reed, we can simplify the complex R&D tax relief process by processing your claim and getting [...]

Who is Eligible for R and D Tax Relief?

By |October 8th, 2016|

Research and Development (R&D) tax relief is a form of Corporation Tax (CT) tax relief.  It is a tax incentive that is designed to help companies who are willing to take risks by investing in new processes, products and services to become more competitive and more attractive to investors. R and D tax relief is [...]

Five-Step Process to Claim the R&D Tax Credit

By |August 27th, 2016|

Do you run your own business, but are unsure of how to claim the Research & Development tax credit? At Swanson Reed, our team of specialized R&D tax advisors is here to help! We are able to make complex R&D tax relief simple by processing R&D Tax Relief claims and getting your company a rebate [...]

Top 5 Facts About R&D Tax Relief That Will Blow Your Mind

By |August 26th, 2016|

R&D tax credits have been seriously underrated, and that means countless business owners are missing out on benefits that could be making their businesses flow a lot more smoothly.  No matter what industry sector you are in, R and D tax relief can help.  Here are five things they can offer your business that will [...]

Myths that Keep Small Businesses from Claiming R&D Tax Credits

By |July 29th, 2016|

Research and Development tax relief, also known as R&D tax relief, is a Corporation Tax (CT) relief, which is available to companies of all sizes. At Swanson Reed, we are here to make the process of applying for R&D tax relief simple and easy to understand. We ensure that the efforts in innovation put forth [...]

Four Things You Should Know Before Claiming R&D Tax Relief

By |July 28th, 2016|

If your company is involved in research and development, you’ll be glad to know that the UK government values your work. So much so that they’ve created the R&D Tax Relief, a tax program that offers credit to your tax return based on your research expenditures. The program isn’t for everyone, but filing for it [...]

London Highlighted as Leading Innovation Friendly City

By |October 22nd, 2015|

Talk Business has released its list of top cities for business and investment, Based on factors such as tax incentives and government funded schemes, the list identifies international hot spots for innovation across a range of industries. Unsurprisingly, London muscled its way into the top 5. Talk Business cited the UK’S R&D tax incentives for [...]