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Champion Accountants expands R&D tax team

October 31st, 2018

Champion Accountants’ Manchester office has welcomed group tax planning associate, Martin Frain, into its specialist Research & Development (R&D) team to support the growth in tax relief claims. Martin played a key role in Champion Contractors’ expansion into Scotland earlier this year and spent the past six months coordinating the opening of its new Falkirk […]

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MYTH BUSTING RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT (R&D) TAX RELIEF

September 6th, 2018

What is R&D tax relief? The Government tax relief rewards innovation by enabling businesses to reclaim part of their investment on research and development activities, through a reduction in corporation tax liabilities or a cash repayment from HMRC. Do I qualify? To qualify for the SME R&D tax credit scheme, you must be a UK […]

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Tax experts save clients £1 million in past year

March 19th, 2018

Business advisors, Champion Accountants, has helped SMEs across the North West claim £1,189,302 in Research and Development (R&D) tax relief during the last 12 months with an average claim size of £47,572. Champion’s R&D tax specialists have helped innovative businesses from a wide spectrum of sectors reclaim the money invested in research and development activities, […]

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City Drainage Engineers Claim £0.5million Through R&D

August 3rd, 2017

Aquaflow Services has been given a huge boost thanks to business advisors, Champion Accountants, identifying a £575,000 spend on Research and Development (R&D). The 24-hour emergency plumbing and drainage specialist based in Canterbury serves some of London’s largest blue chip organisations including hospitals, police and fire stations and leading banks. To remain ahead of the […]

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5 R&D Myths Busted

June 22nd, 2017

Recently we celebrated hitting £15m mark in terms of savings we’ve made for our clients through handling their Research and Development (R&D) Tax Relief claims. To top it off, we’ve also achieved an unbeatable 100 per cent success rate with every R&D claim we’ve made so far. Our clientele isn’t made up by scientists but […]

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Boosting Innovation with R&D Relief

November 23rd, 2015

Recent statistics from HMRC have revealed a 23 per cent increase in SME R&D tax relief claims, with the total number during the last year rising from 13,140 to 16,160. Despite the growth, HMRC estimate that this figure is still less than 10 per cent of all eligible SMEs. The ability to claim R&D tax […]

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CHAMPION SECURES £3.45m OF R&D TAX RELIEF

June 3rd, 2015

Champion Accountants has helped the region’s small to medium-sized businesses claim more than £3.45m in R&D relief over the last six months – with a 100 per cent success rate. One firm that has benefitted from Champion’s work is Lancashire-headquartered web specialists, Bespoke, which has reclaimed more than £14,000 in tax through Research & Development […]

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Autumn Statement 2014

December 4th, 2014

Yesterday’s Autumn Statement was the Chancellor’s opportunity to launch the Government’s General Election campaign. He has introduced a number of measures that will please many people, although they are balanced with a fall in public spending that will continue to provoke debate around the UK for some time to come. Our Autumn Statement summary provides […]

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NORTH WEST SMES SAVE £650k IN R&D TAX RELIEF

October 7th, 2014

Start-ups and small to medium-sized businesses across the North West have recouped more than £650,000 in tax thanks to one of the region’s leading business advice specialists. Worsley-headquartered Champion Accountants has helped its clients save thousands through the Research and Development (R&D) tax relief scheme. One landmark company [based in Stockport] has reclaimed more than […]

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Increase to R&D Tax Credits for SMEs

August 21st, 2014

Budget 2014 introduced new measures affecting loss making SMEs undertaking research and development activities. Group Tax Director Gill Molloy explains how businesses could now recover up to 32.6% of costs. Loss making SMEs with no corporation tax liability could be eligible for a cash payment, known as a “Research & Development (R&D) Tax Credit”. In this year’s Budget, an increase […]

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