National Statistics

Research and Development tax credits: number of claims by scheme and financial year

Statistics show claims for the Research and Development (R&D) tax credit by scheme for financial years ending 2001 to 2014.


The figures are based on claims for R&D tax credits made by companies in Company Tax returns received on or before 30 June 2015.

They are broken down by scheme:

  • SME R&D
  • Vaccines Research Relief
  • Large Company R&D

The Large Company scheme is split into large companies and SME subcontractors.