Sunday December 8, 2019

Size matters as medium enterprises continue to lose out

The Finance Bill improves R&D credits for small companies, but leaves out medium ones. That said, it's a start

24th November, 2019
Paschal Donohoe, Minister for Finance: his new Finance Bill isn’t hugely helpful to medium-sized companies. (Pic: Fergal Phillips)

I wrote on the R&D tax credit in these pages after the public consultation on the matter earlier this year. As I’ve always said, “Consultation with us, decreases consternation among us”. Changes were made in this year’s Finance Bill following that consultation, and while we didn’t get all that we wanted in the bill, it was a start. A journey begins with a single step and so forth and that’s generally how we roll with...

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