The guidelines provide a definition of the basic requirements for qualification in section 2.1 with criteria that the company must meet and conditions that the qualifying activities must satisfy, however the success of a claim is in the small print and whilst a company could have the next groundbreaking product, improper documentation or an inaccurate…

The R&D tax credit aims at helping Irish research and development sector for continuous growth to become one of the global technology leaders, and creating new high-tech job opportunities in Ireland. For expenditure incurred in accounting periods commencing on or after 1 January 2009, the relief is calculated as 25% of qualifying expenditure. The credit…

The Braithwaite Network and Braithwaite Ireland would like to welcome back to the Irish team, Ghazaleh Hashemian as Business Development Manager. Ghazaleh brings her extensive knowledge base of the Research and Development (R&D) Tax Credit Programme to the Braithwaite Ireland team as she has filed numerous pharmaceutical and biotechnology claims. To contact Ghazaleh for your next R&D…

What is the R&D Tax Credit Programme? An opportunity to return 25% of your Research and Development expenditure in a tax credit or as a cash refund. The R&D Tax Credit Programme was introduced in 2004 to encourage Irish-based companies to perform R&D and to promote investment in innovation. What type of R&D activities are…