Claim your reward with Research and Development Tax Credits
The R&D Tax Credit scheme gives cash rewards to innovative companies to help them to continue innovating.
Zests’ specialist tax advisors help companies around the UK to quickly, and easily access these funds, and transform their business.
Why work with Zest R&D?
If you want to get the best results from R&D tax credits, without spending hours filling out forms and writing down details about your projects, you're in the right place. Our claims process is designed so R&D Tax Credits are made easy and stress-free for you.
R&D tax relief is the only thing we do - we know everything there is to know about it. So if you choose to work with Zest you can sit back and relax, as you enjoy the rewards of R&D tax advice from our experienced, and highly trained advisors. Our clients agree - they consistently rate us with 5 star feedback through Google reviews.
If you're still not sure - check out our client promises below.
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We don’t make you sign any long term contracts.
100% success rate
We’ll defend any claim challenged by HMRC.
Would certainly recommend
Due to their in-depth understanding of R&D claims, they ensured that only eligible costs were submitted as part of the claim, but also made us aware of other costs that could be included that we were previously unaware of in order to maximise the value of the claim. We were pleased that the final rebate was exactly in line with the amount that they advised we should receive.
I would not hesitate to use them again for a future R&D claim, and would certainly recommend them to other businesses who think they may be eligible through their R&D projects.”
George Smith MD
Walford Timber Ltd.
A fantastic result
Director of Edwards Diving Services Limited
Our purpose is to help companies around the UK do good things, and reach their potential, by maximising their use of R&D tax credits.
We work with Ecologi to ensure our business operations are carbon negative, and we offer reduced fees to companies working on green R&D projects.
Frequently asked questions
Find the answers to some of the most common questions our clients ask us. Or use the links below to find out more.
About R&D Tax Credits
What work qualifies as R&D?
For more information and examples – view this page.
How much will I get back?
The average claim for a small or medium-sized enterprise is over £50,000 for each accounting period they claim.
How are my R&D Tax Credits calculated?
A profit making company can receive up to 25% of its Research & Development costs back. For a loss making company it can be up to 33%.
To find out more – check out this article.
What if I used a sub-contractor or freelancer for R&D?
Find out more here.
The Claims Process
How long will a claim take?
To find out more about the claims process – try this page.
How much time will I need to spend on a claim?
For more information on the claims process – try this link.
Will the research and development tax credit be made as a payment to me?
If you are loss making or you have already paid your Corporation Tax bill – you will receive a payable credit from HMRC.
How do Zest charge?
What records will Zest provide?
Will you work with my accountant?
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Find out how much you could claim
Speak to one of our specialist tax advisors to find out in 15 minutes whether you could claim.
At Zest, we make claiming easy and stress-free. We work for you, doing all the heavy-lifting, so you can focus on growing your business.
So don’t wait any longer. Use the number, email, or contact form provided to turbo-charge your businesses journey.