Small businesses missing out on potential tax relief under HMRC scheme

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Small businesses investing in innovation, including drone-related companies, are not taking advantage of available tax relief, a new report claims. According to the HMRC’s latest figures, small business across the UK are missing out on potential funding due to a lack of awareness surrounding tax relief available for those investing in innovation and development.   Since launching the scheme in 2000, over £26.9bn has been claimed by qualifying businesses. Despite a 22% increase in companies applying for the scheme in 2017/18, David Redfern, director of DSR Tax Claims notes, almost half of the claims are concentrated in London, the South
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