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The major source of R&D grants for UK technology companies are Innovate UK and European Commission’s Horizon 2020 programme. So, what happens to these funding opportunities in 2019?

Having identified all qualifying R&D projects and their associated expenditure, there’s the third stage, the successful submission of a well-presented claim, and one that meets HMRC requirements.

Identifying qualifying R&D may be the hardest part of completing a R&D Tax Credit claim, but there are a number of potential issues you need to consider when calculating qualifying expenditure. Here are just a few examples:

An optimised R&D tax credit claim relies on identifying all those projects that qualify – it doesn’t mean throwing in the kitchen sink just to make the numbers look good.

An optimised R&D tax credit claim relies on identifying those projects that qualify – if you don’t get this right then you won’t be able to claim the right amount of qualifying expenditure. And that means making a fresh assessment every year.

An optimised R&D tax credit claim relies on identifying those projects that qualify – if you don’t get this right then you won’t be able to claim the right amount of qualifying expenditure. Sounds straightforward enough, but if it was, we wouldn’t be publishing the 4th in our series of blogs on […]

An optimised R&D tax credit claim relies on identifying those projects that qualify – if you don’t get this right then you won’t be able to claim the right amount of qualifying expenditure, it is as simple as that. In recent blogs we covered difficult or failed projects and whether necessary adaptations […]

The first and most important stage in preparing a successful claim is identifying those projects that qualify, as if you don’t get this right then you wont be able to claim the right amount of qualifying expenditure, it is as simple as that. In our last blog we covered difficult or failed […]

There are several stages to preparing and making a successful claim The first and most important is identifying those projects that qualify. Crucially you must understand when R&D has taken place – as if you don’t get this right then you wont be able to claim the right amount of […]

With MSC R&D, it is not just the company that is paid-on-results – it is everyone who represents the company – and that is why we are all focussed on delivering the best possible service to our clients.