Boxing Clever? The Patent Box – Tax Relief For Intellectual Property Income

John Moore, December 22nd, 2011

The new Patent Box regime offers qualifying companies the opportunity to reduce their corporation tax bill. However optimising your benefit […]

R&D tax news – Improvements confirmed in the Draft Finance Bill 2012 published on 6 December 2011

John Moore, December 6th, 2011

As we previously reported in our article dated 22 September the Government had announced its intention to make changes to […]

R&D Tax Credits – News from the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement 2011

John Moore, November 29th, 2011

In his Autumn Statement today the Chancellor referred very briefly to the introduction of an “above the line tax credit […]

R&D Tax Credits – More good news for SMEs

John Moore, September 22nd, 2011

You may recall that as part of the budget announcements in March 2011, it was announced that there would be […]

R&D Tax relief – Good news on the inclusion of production costs for manufacturers

John Moore, August 12th, 2011

HMRC have issued draft guidance on the meaning of production as it relates to the potential for a company to […]

Tax on Profits from Patents to be reduced to 10% – Ongoing consultation process

John Moore, July 5th, 2011

Introduction As part of its ongoing review of the taxation of innovation and IP started in November 2010 the Government’s […]

R&D Tax credits – HM Treasury publishes latest response and further consultation

John Moore, June 1st, 2011

This is the next stage in the consultation process following on from the consultation launched in November of 2010. The […]

R&D Tax Credits – Good news for SMEs in the budget

John Moore, March 23rd, 2011

Today’s budget contains some really good news for those SME technology companies claiming the R&D tax relief. The recent consultative […]

R&D Tax credits – HM Treasury consultation launched- closing date 22 February 2011

John Moore, January 8th, 2011

For some time there has been talk of the Government potentially making changes to the current R&D tax relief schemes […]

R&D tax Credits – IP ownership no longer required

John Moore, January 5th, 2011

The rules for small or medium sized companies (SMEs) in this area have now changed allowing more companies to claim […]