News & Views

  • Meet Otis - the life-saving support puppy

    YesTax is donating £1,000 a month for two years to fund the purchase and training of a puppy we have named Otis. Otis will provide life-saving support for a child with autism, epilepsy and other physical disabilities.

  • Surprising Figures From New R&D Tax Claim AIF Submission Portal

    HMRC recently introduced new rules for Research and Development (R&D) tax relief claims, including the requirement for all claimant companies to complete an Additional Information Form (AIF) for all claims from 8 August 2023. The AIF portal is a digital service available on

  • Patent Box – Weighing up the Pros and Cons for potential patent applicants

    The Patent Box scheme was introduced in the UK in 2013 and is a tax incentive designed to encourage companies to commercialise their patented technologies by offering a lower rate of corporate tax on profits derived from those patents.

  • Nepali Children Quarterly Report 2023

    As you may already know, YesTax and the Guiding Light Foundation continues to fund our safe house in Nepal, providing security for children who have been victims of sexual abuse and helping to secure a bright future for these children.

  • Capital Allowances on Construction, Fit-outs & Refurbishments – What tax relief can you expect?

    For any capital investment, factoring in the associated tax relief can assist in deciding whether a given project is commercially viable. When dealing with constructions and refurbishments, it’s difficult to accurately predict the level of relief arising from capital allowances until the costs have been analysed for tax purposes.

  • Advanced Notification form Goes Live

    There has been a raft of R&D tax relief changes over the last twelve months and one such change is the requirement to give HMRC advanced notification of an R&D claim.

  • Are you ready for next week's Additional Information gForm?

    From 8 August 2023 all R&D claims must be submitted via HMRC’s online Additional Information gForm. Previously there has been no requirement for claimant companies to formally document the development activities.

  • R&D Update

    Last Tuesday HMRC published its Annual Report and Accounts for 2022/23 which included an update on the R&D figures for the 2020/21 period.