7 R&D Tax Credit Tips

Don’t assume your company doesn’t qualify – even if your accountant has discounted it or perhaps not even mentioned it (in fact that might be all the more reason to check it out!) It doesn’t matter whether your company is profitable / tax paying in a financial period or loss-making – R&D tax relief can … Read more7 R&D Tax Credit Tips

Tax Matters: R&D tax credits; Patent Box plus SEIS / EIS course

Here’s a round up of some recent financial & tax news that might be of interest – you can find an audio download version of this post below: Calls for quarterly R&D tax relief for SMEs In an effort to boost SME cashflow, there are calls for the Government to make the UK R&D tax … Read moreTax Matters: R&D tax credits; Patent Box plus SEIS / EIS course

What’s so good about R&D tax relief?

The R&D tax relief is aimed at entities that are registered for UK corporation tax, so primarily UK companies. The relief itself is administered through the company corporation tax filing regime. What are some of the key benefits? Cash paid to companies that are pre-revenue and / or loss-making to reward them for undertaking R&D … Read moreWhat’s so good about R&D tax relief?

How to claim enhanced Research and Development (R&D) Tax Relief?

The UK Research and Development (R&D) Tax Relief Scheme is delivered via HMRC’s corporation tax filing system. After each financial accounting period, a company is required to prepare statutory accounts along with a corporation tax computation. The corporation tax computation calculates the tax liability of the company for the period (if profitable) based on the statutory accounts. … Read moreHow to claim enhanced Research and Development (R&D) Tax Relief?

UK Government tax incentives for each stage of a business lifecycle

BusinessN2k podcast

Here in this BusinessN2K podcast we cover (at a canter!) the key tax incentives that are available to support entrepreneurs in building businesses from startup through to exit including:

  • What’s the best business vehicle – company, partnership or sole trader?
  • Why Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS) and Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) could hold the key to your success in fundraising?
  • How to incentivise your employees tax efficently using an Enterprise Management Incentive share option scheme (EMI)?
  • How you could receive a third of your investment cash back via the UK’s SME R&D tax credit scheme?
  • How you could halve your corporation tax rate by electing into the Patent Box scheme?
  • How you could bag a 10% CGT rate on exit or even sell up tax free?

We’ll no doubt cover each of the above UK Government tax incentives in a separate podcast edition for each – but if you would like to learn more about the SEIS and EIS tax incentives then you can access our dedictated Get Funded! podcast.

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£400,000+ R&D tax credits cash in one week

It has been a busy week at ip tax solutions with three R&D tax credit claims securing a total of over £400,000 of R&D tax credits landing in just one week! The successful companies are all technology companies building new software platforms based from Manchester to London. The claims were agreed within 28 days without query … Read more£400,000+ R&D tax credits cash in one week

What will the 7 May election mean for UK tech companies?

As we run up to the 7 May 2015 election, thoughts turn to what the result might mean for UK startup and fast growth companies? Techcrunch has noted the partisan approach that UK tech companies seem to be taking in writing a letter in support of the Conservative Party and points out that this stance should … Read moreWhat will the 7 May election mean for UK tech companies?

5 essential tax tips for entrepreneurial tech companies – webinar

Description: In this 45 minute webinar, Steve Livingston, founder of innovation tax specialists – ip tax solutions, walks entrepreneurs / founders of UK technology and digital companies through 5 vital tax planning opportunities that are often overlooked – potentially losing out on £100,000’s of cash tax savings! These 5 essential tax tips are based on … Read more5 essential tax tips for entrepreneurial tech companies – webinar