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HMRC goalposts have recently moved as Software R&D projects that were previously considered to meet HMRC R&D Tax Credit guidelines may not now qualify because ‘technological capability has increased over time’.

At MSC R&D we know that accountancy firms have differing needs and are often looking for ways to offer even more comprehensive and expert services to their clients MSC R&D offers a flexible partnership proposition for accountants: a value added tailored service to deliver practical, operational, commercial and technical benefits.

“Because the purpose of business is to create a customer, the business enterprise has two – and only two – basic functions: marketing and innovation. Marketing and innovation produce results; all the rest are costs. Marketing is the distinguishing, unique function of the business.” (Peter Drucker)

Continual investment in research and development is crucial to businesses if they are to remain competitive – and this requires a constant injection of cash.

If so, have you had a survey of your property to highlight the embedded fixtures & features (PEFFs) that qualify for tax relief?

So, you are thrilled with the money you’re claiming back for R&D and you’re geared up for annual claims in the future.

In R&D Tax Credit terms, the definition of a ‘Successful’ claim is one that is both optimised and compliant. Just ‘winging it’ with a claim is a bit like driving a car with no insurance – not a problem till you have an accident (or in this case a HMRC enquiry which may well cause […]

In R&D Tax Credit terms, the definition of a ‘Successful’ claim is one that is both optimised and compliant. Just ‘winging it’ with a claim is a bit like driving a car with no insurance – not a problem till you have an accident (or in this case a HMRC enquiry which may well cause […]

In the run up to Brexit both the UK Government and the EU have tried to give some clarity to business on the subject of grants for R&D.  The UK has stressed its commitment to industrial R&D nationally throughout the process and with respect to Horizon 2020 announced funding  guarantees for projects contracted before Brexit […]

In November 2018 MSC R&D achieved recertification of ISO 9001:2015 for the UK. SO WHAT?