Qualifying for R&D tax relief

If you can answer yes to any of the following questions you may qualify for R&D tax relief.
 
  • Do you believe you have made any advances in science and/or technology?
  • Do you employ any engineers, scientists or software developers?
  • Do you manufacture anything?
  • Have you developed your own software?
  • Do you carry out design work?
  • Are you using existing technologies in a unique way or combining or interfacing two or more existing technologies in a way they have never previously been combined?
  • Have you developed any software-driven processes that improve internal efficiencies (e.g. interfacing, processing speed, real-time processing, platforms etc.)
  • Have you developed any non-software-driven internal processes that reduce production times or cost or improve scalability?
  • Have any other companies asked you to undertake design, manufacturing, or software development to assist with any part of their projects?
  • Do you subcontract anyone to carry out design, manufacturing, scientific or technological work for you?
  • Are you a market leader or seeking to become the market leader in your chosen sector?
  • Have you filed any patents?