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.

Published 15 August 2013
Last updated 11 September 2015 + show all updates
  1. Updated with latest information available
  2. Updated attachments to reflect the latest data.
  3. First published.