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Research and Development Tax Liverpool

Research and development tax - Liverpool

Looking to claim research and development tax in Liverpool? We can help!

The Counting King team has been operating in Liverpool as well as Salford, Greater Manchester and Leeds since 2018. We have grown a great loyal client base and we can’t wait to hear how we can support you and your company with your claim. With over 11 years of experience in research and development tax, we can provide you with top industry knowledge on how to maximise your claim today.

What makes us the best research and development tax consultants in Liverpool?

Where do we start?

With our 11+ years of knowledge we really do know this incentive inside out. There is no question that our analysts and consultants cannot answer.

Our average claim value is £55,000 so just imagine what this amount of money could do for your growth.

We don’t tie you into contracts for years. That’s right! With our 12 month rolling contracts you have the full control of whether you would like to continue working with us! But we are sure that after you’ve experienced our top service you wouldn’t want to go anywhere else in Liverpool.

Pay only once you’ve received your benefit. We won’t ask you to pay any upfront fees, we will only ask for our 20% of your claim value once HMRC has given you your benefit. So don’t worry about any cashflow issues!

Not enough? We also run a partner program, so if you know anyone who might be eligible to claim research and development tax we will give you a 20% comission every year they stay with us!

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How do I apply for research and development tax relief?

  • Make sure you qualify first.
  • Produce a technical report.
  • Provide evidence and calculations to support your claim.
  • OR contact tax specialists like ourselves who will take care of everything mentioned above.

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What costs qualify for research and development tax?

  • Salaries and wages.
  • Employer’s NI Contributions.
  • Employer’s Pension Contributions.
  • Materials and wastage consumed during the project.
  • Prototypes created.
  • Subcontractors’ invoices.
  • Software licenses.
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Research and development tax explained

In this video we give you a quick overview of what research and development tax is and what activity your company needs to be undertaking to qualify for the incentive.

Why Choose Us

How do I work with Counting King?

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Discovery meeting

We will always conduct a discovery meeting to talk you through the incentive, explain our process, and establish whether your company carried out eligible research and development activity.

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Site visit

During the second stage, we will visit your site and conduct informal interviews with key personnel to gain a deeper understand of the business for the technical report. We will also ask for your up-to-date financial data for our in-house analysis.

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Benefit analysis

We will conduct our research and development benefit analysis, where we assess all eligible costs and calculate your maximum benefit.

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We will submit your claim to HMRC within 2 weeks of securing all completed documents. HMRC will process your payable credit claim and pay out the benefit within 28 days. In the case of HMRC requiring additional information, Counting King will oversee this process.

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Start your claim with Counting King today!

Don’t hesitate on starting your claim, you could be entitled to money you didn’t realise you could have. With Counting Kings simple process you don’t need to worry about your time invested in the claim.

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