- .Tax Tribunal Appeals
- .HMRC Seized Goods
- .HMRC Inspections
- .Civil Investigations of Fraud and Disclosure
- .Conspiracy to Defraud
- .Excise Duty Fraud
- .HMRC Criminal Investigation
- .HMRC Interview Under Caution
- .HMRC Litigation – Bankruptcy or Winding Up Proceedings
- .HMRC Regulatory Advice
- .Involvement in Tax Avoidance Schemes
- .Non-payment of Income Tax
- .PAYE and Payroll Fraud
- .Research and Development Tax Fraud
- .Tax Credit Fraud
- .Tax Dispute Resolution
- .Tax Evasion and Penalties
- .Tax Investigation Criminal Proceedings
- .Tax Investigations
- .Tax Tribunal
- .VAT Compliance and Inspection
- .VAT Missing Trader Intra-Community Fraud (MTIC)
- .VAT Repayment Fraud
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Research and Development Tax Fraud
DPP Business & Tax Solicitors are an expert team of solicitors who specialise in all areas of fraud. We have had huge successes in research and development (R&D) tax fraud cases for individuals and businesses, and have built winning defence cases in courts across the UK.
Have you been accused of Research and Development Tax Fraud?
R&D fraud cases can be complicated. While there are many examples of out-and-out fraud, there are also many organisations who have mistakenly committed R&D fraud. While tax relief is sought to cover a range of projects, HMRC are strict with what constitutes R&D – and therefore businesses risk fraudulent behaviour if they do not follow the exact conditions of the tax credits.
Research and Development Tax Fraud and the law
Done on a large scale, R&D fraud can net a business millions in tax deductions – which is something HMRC has been focusing on for some time. All types of businesses can be investigated for fraudulent claims. Even tax advisors who assist in fraudulent R&D claims will be subject to investigation.
While the penalties of innocent mistakes are less, those regarding deliberate and fraudulent tax errors can face up to 100 per cent of the understated tax liability. This amount may also be subject to interest.
If you have been suspected of R&D tax fraud, contact our team immediately by clicking here.
When it comes to tax services, our solicitors have a reassuring amount of experience. We’ve been defending fraud cases for more than twenty years.
Additional resources are now being directed by HMRC to identify and tackle tax avoidance, tax evasion and organised criminal attacks on the system.