Tag Archive: business tax
Cryptoassets – The Latest From HMRC
A lot of our clients have been asking us how HMRC plans to treat cryptoassets for business and personal tax purposes. Cryptoassets, also known as cryptocurrency, are “digital representations of value”. They are often talked about in the context of Distributed Ledger Technology (blockchain), because they all use some form of DLT. The Cryptoasset Taskforce… View Article
EIS and Brexit
Brexit is almost here! The UK is scheduled to leave the EU and move to a transition period on 29 March 2019. This is 2 years to the day from the time the Prime Minister triggered Article 50, officially starting the process for the UK to leave the EU. The UK is then expected to… View Article
What Projects Count as R&D?
According to HMRC, work that advances overall knowledge or capability in a field of science or technology, and projects and activities that help resolve scientific or technological uncertainties, may qualify for R&D relief. Whether a business qualifies for R&D relief is complex. Many businesses, especially smaller ones, believe that their project will not qualify. However,… View Article
What Types of R&D Relief Are There?
If your company is undertaking a project that is looking at innovating, improving, or developing a product, process, or service, you may qualify for R&D tax relief. There are two different types of R&D relief which are generally dependant on the size of your company. A company is usually defined as an SME if staff… View Article
Can My Business Benefit From R&D
The Research and Development (R&D) tax credits scheme offers businesses the ability to invest in new technologies and scientific development in exchange for generous reliefs and credits. Businesses investing in Research & Development projects can benefit from a significant reduction in their Corporation Tax bill. The scale of the refund can even wipe out a… View Article
How Can My Business Claim R&D Tax Relief?
There are two schemes for claiming R&D relief, depending on the size of the company or organisation. When claiming R&D relief, you can apply via the Small or Medium-sized Enterprise (SME) scheme. Or, if you have a large company, you can apply to the Research and Development Expenditure Credit (RDEC) scheme. In general, a project… View Article