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…