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Who pays for your Research and Development?

How R&D projects are operated by companies varies. In-house teams could be leading the projects autonomously or they may be subcontracted or paid for by external clients. Depending on the arrangement, this can have implications on the R&D benefit available. Is your Research and Development project subcontracted or subsidised? This has been a question put […]

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R&D Incentives Insider – December 21

Following the successful launch of Incentives Insider, take a look at our festive edition of Cooper Parry’s R&D newsletter! Treats include an overview of recent R&D tax cases, how the Budget announcements will affect you, the ability to use R&D losses to generate more generous tax refunds and an update on our ever-growing team! But […]

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R&D IN MEDICAL DEVICE INDUSTRY

Medical Devices (‘MD’) are products or equipment intended generally for a medical use and include a vast range of products.

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HOT OFF THE PRESS: MODERNISING THE R&D SCHEME – CLARITY ON PROPOSED CHANGES

6 December 2021

Following recent consultations and at Rishi Sunak’s latest budget, it was proposed that the R&D relief regime would be modernised to allow certain IT related...

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R&D CLAIMS – HMRC’S TIGHTENING STANCE

22 November 2021

There’s increasing talk of HMRC paying more scrutiny to R&D claims. Here we take a look at the themes coming out of recent tax cases...

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JUST THE TONIC: R&D IN LOW & NO-ALCOHOL DRINKS

11 June 2021

The low and no-alcohol beverage market is growing, innovating and evolving at pace, with a huge scope for R&D tax relief.

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PLASTIC PACKAGING TAX: MORE RECYCLED CONTENT. MORE R&D

19 May 2021

A closer look at the barriers and benefits to the tax targeting any plastic packaging that doesn’t contain at least 30% recycled plastic.

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PAYE CAP: PREVENTING ABUSE OF R&D TAX RELIEF FOR SMES

9 December 2020

HMRC have confirmed the design of the PAYE/NIC cap to prevent abuse of the generous SME R&D scheme. Here's everything you need to know.

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ARE YOU CLAIMING THE CORRECT AMOUNT OF R&D?

11 November 2020

HMRC has received 20% more R&D claims compared to the same time last year. But what are the key characteristics of a good claim?

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WANT RECORD-BREAKING R&D CLAIMS? START WITH RECORD-KEEPING

16 October 2020

Our R&D Incentives Director, Jonny Brewster, breaks down the key lessons from two recent tax tribunal cases involving R&D tax relief.

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LET’S STOP CALLING IT R&D (V2.020)

15 September 2020

At a time when companies need cash the most, they’re still not realising the extent to which what they do qualifies for R&D tax relief.

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R&D CLAIMS & FURLOUGH PAYMENTS

14 September 2020

Our R&D Incentives Partner, Chris Knott, clarifies how furlough payments/periods of furlough will affect R&D claims.

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