Am I Eligible for R&D Tax Credit?

R&D tax credits are available to EVERY UK Ltd SME. Fact.

Don’t assume your business is not eligible. Find out.

There is not a strict set of rules and activities to define eligibility – SMEs from any industry could be eligible through projects and activities that improve or create new products, services, processes, devices or materials.

Eligible SMEs:

  • An active limited company based in the UK
  • Have less than 500 staff
  • Turnover less than €100m  (or a balance sheet total under €86m)


Find out if you are eligible

Successful and unsuccessful projects could generate R&D tax credits for your business

For a successful R&D tax credit claim, we will need to show evidence that your project/activity:

  • Looked for an advance in science or technology
  • Overcame uncertainty – you did not know if it would succeed or not
  • Could not easily be achieved/worked out by a professional in the field

Take a look at the range of different projects that have been eligible for R&D tax claims.

Are you eligible to claim R&D tax credits?

Don’t assume you are not.

  • Have you carried out one-off projects?
  • Do you do bespoke work for clients?
  • Have you engaged in trial and error?
  • Do you try different methods, material samples, etc?
  • Have you used subcontractors?
  • Have you automated something?
  • Have you developed new materials?
  • Have you created new software?

If the answer is yes to any of these, then you may well be eligible for R&D tax credits.


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Recent Client R&D Claim Snapshot:

Digital technology business developed their own website platform.

R&D Tax Credits = £21,000