We are specialist R&D Tax Credit Consultants who understand the vast scope of the HMRC incentive and the legislation surrounding it.

We work with UK limited companies, taking the stress and effort out of submitting labour intensive technical reports and detailed financial calculations to HMRC. Counting King formed in 2018 and has grown year on year to become one of Manchesters best known R&D Tax Credit Consultants. We have clients and referring accountants all across the UK who chose to work with ourselves because we make the whole process easy and relaxed.

We didn't want to be like other R&D practices so we have specialist consultants such as Ex-HMRC Inspectors, IP / Patent Lawyers & Innovate UK Specialists who enhance our process and are always on hand to make sure we give the best possible advice.

What are R&D Tax Credits?

R&D Tax Credits don't have to be complicated. Above is a short video demonstrating what they are, how we handle the process and what you could receive by working with Counting King R&D Consultants.

What qualifies in my industry?

Here is a short video which highlights some industry specific claims and what is potentially eligible. Hopefully this provides some inspiration and helps you to identify if your business has the

We are Counting King R&D Consultants

Counting King R&D Consultants was established in Manchester 2018 and have grown year on year.

Our teams

R&D Consultancy Team

We have a small team of dedicated consultants who assess eligibility for R&D projects and explain how the incentive can benefit your business.

Usually your first port of call and a constant contact for any questions you have regarding the incentive on an ongoing basis.

R&D Analysis Team

Our Financial Analysts are experts in the R&D legislation and prepare all of the technical documentation and financial calculations which not only identify the maximum benefit available but advise on the options you have and work with your accountant to submit successful applications.

Accounts & Admin Team

The unsung heroes of Counting King R&D Tax Consultants.

This team liaises with our client base on the progress of existing claims and when a business is able to start their next claim.

Marketing & Updates Team

Research & Development Tax Credits can be a tricky thing to wrap your head around. Our marketing team are always on hand to provide useful videos, infographics and updates on all relevant information and changes to the incentive. If your business has produced something exciting and you would like us to shout about it for you, then please get in touch!

Ex-HMRC Consultant- Tax Resolute

Jesminara Rahman - Tax Dispute Expert, Ex HMRC. Jesmin has over 20 years experience in tax investigations and knows the procedures HMRC have in place like the back of her hand. Jesmin understands how stressful it can be at a time when guidance and support is needed. She knows how the HMRC caseworker's mind works and can advise how to best explain your R&D Tax Credit application and assist if HMRC have any further questions or should they wish to start an enquiry.

IP / Patent Lawyer- The Intellectual Property Works

Stephen Carter - Helping SMEs to manage their IP proactively and be 'investment ready' by putting in place an IP strategy aligned with their business goals | Patent Attorney | IP Strategy | IP protection | IP audits. Adding value to our clients, Stephen is on hand to answer all IP related questions and again make sure your company is fully compliant as well as protecting your IP.

Innovate UK & Grant Specialists- Grant Start

Debbie Taylor - Innovate UK and Grant writing specialist. Offering a range of bespoke support packages, ranging from strategic proposal development, bid writing, proof reading, guidance on the various funding streams, develop and deliver tailored training sessions, manage consortia development and peer review proposals prior to submission.

Software & Development Specialists - CarbonCode

Expert knowledge in Tech, Software and development architecture. Our experts help their clients make dreams come true and when we have a client who needs help, or the best way to explain a technical software issue in a format that HMRC will understand, we can lean on them to assist.

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