Corporate tax: research and development tax credits
Research and development (R&D) tax credits are designed to encourage
greater research and development spending by companies, and cost the
exchequer around £1.1 billion a year.
These statistics provide information about the uptake of R&D tax
credits, their cost, and the nature of the companies claiming them.
On this page:
Research and Development Tax
Credits - August 2013 (PDF 296K)
This publication includes, for the first time, Tables RD4 to RD6 and
a note on Data sources and methodology, as well as Tables RD1 to RD3. The
Introduction now also includes a Commentary on the figures.
Number of claims for the R&D tax credit by scheme and financial year
Cost of support claimed for the R&D tax credit by scheme and financial year on an accounting period basis
Cost of support claimed for the R&D tax credit by scheme and financial year on a receipts basis
R&D expenditure used to claim tax credit on an accounting period basis
Regional analysis of R&D tax credit claims
Industry sector analysis of R&D tax credit claims
Quality Report: Research & Development Tax Credits Statistics (PDF 32K)