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Research and development

Expert commentary and practical guidance from ICAEW on reliefs related to research and development within the UK business tax regime

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Bloomsbury Accounting and Tax Service

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Research and development

Practical guidance on tax reliefs related to research and development within the UK business tax regime.

Research and development, patents and know-how

A chapter on capital allowances for expenditure on research and development, patents and know-how.

Corporate tax reliefs for intellectual property

A chapter on corporate tax reliefs for intellectual property, highlighting tax planning opportunities and potential pitfalls.

Capital allowances: transactions and planning 2022/23

Guide explaining the practical and technical aspects of capital allowances and the related tax reliefs on property.

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Useful links

Some resources that we link to may pre-date the latest amendments to the relevant tax regulations. While these links contain useful information, please treat them with appropriate caution.

Research and Development (R&D) tax relief

HMRC guidance on the different types of Corporation Tax relief available for companies that work on R&D, including specific guidance for small or medium-sized enterprises and information on claiming Research and Development Expenditure Credit .

Global Research and Development Incentives Group

Guide to R&D tax credits and incentives by country, including a comparison of patent box regimes across fifteen countries and general R&D incentives across 36 countries.

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