What costs can I include in the claim?

You can include costs that relate to R&D activities and fall into eligible cost categories:

  • Staff costs including salaries, bonuses, employer’s pension contributions and national insurance contributions
  • Costs of external resource*
  • Subcontract costs*
  • Consumables costs (including software licences and heat, light and power)

*Certain conditions and restrictions apply

There is no limit on the amount of costs you can include in a claim.

If you know approximately what you’ve spent on the costs detailed above, use our calculator to get a rough estimate of how much your claim could be worth or contact us on uk_nifty_forms_support@pwc.com to discuss.

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