The Amas Blog…

Register here to check your R&D Tax Credits eligibility

11.04.18

With our £500k of successful R&D Tax Credit claims for our clients in the last quarter and with the average claim in the UK being approximately £46k; it is important to ask yourself how many...

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Register for our digital health check and begin your journey to being digitally compliant

09.04.18

As one of the leading digital accountancies, our aim is to make sure that you are given the best advice to understand what is required to make sure your business is digitally compliant. To achieve...

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Making Tax Digital – Explained

26.01.18

What does HMRC mean by being digitally compliant? In the spring 2015 Budget, the Making Tax Digital (MTD) initiative was first announced. This introduced the requirement for quarterly reporting to HMRC via digital records for small businesses,...

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… Over £500k of funding secured in Ayrshire in the last quarter!

24.01.18

  MINIMAL time and effort required by you – MAXIMUM claim accuracy and value provided by us  As your local funding experts, Amas’s track record in securing funding for local businesses is second to none....

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My Experience in a Modern Accountancy Practice

11.10.17

As a Strathclyde University student studying accounting and finance, an internship is valuable for gaining first-hand experience in the industry and getting a taste at what my future career could be like. Therefore, when Strathclyde’s...

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‘R&D don’t apply to me’: Digital agencies

11.10.17

  A common misconception with agencies is that they believe because the research and development (R&D) work is for their clients, it is them who should be claiming the incentive. However, if the agency is...

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‘R&D don’t apply to me’ – Food Industry

11.10.17

  Even companies that centre around food are eligible for R&D Tax Credits. Whether it be adapting a product due to legislation, like sugar tax, or popular dietary requirement or changing packaging to increase shelf...

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‘R & D Tax Credits don’t apply to me’:7 Myths about Research & Development (R&D) Tax Credits

09.08.17

There is a common misconception in business that R & D does not apply to my business, we have outlined the seven most common myths surrounding claiming R & D tax credits. 1. You must...

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7 Questions to Ask Yourself When Assessing your Project for R&D Tax Credits

09.08.17

Is the project in the field of science or technology? The R&D that has taken place must be in the field of science or technology as HMRC states there must be an advance in these...

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‘R&D Tax Credits don’t apply to me’: Beer Industry

03.08.17

To celebrate International Beer Day, we thought we’d investigate some of the breweries across the UK that carry out R&D Tax Credit qualifying activities. The process of sourcing new ingredients and experimenting with them to...

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