The Farmers Weekly R&D Tax Credits service

Farmers Weekly’s R&D tax credits service can help you inject cashflow into your farm through claiming back R&D tax credits you are due:

  • Reduce your corporate tax bill or receive a tax refund
  • Find out what farming activities qualify as R&D
  • Claim an average of £50,000, like hundreds of other agricultural businesses

To find out if your limited business is eligible, simply fill out a short form and our tax experts will call you briefly to discuss your eligibility. Are you a partnership or a Limited company?

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Claiming R&D tax relief with Farmers Weekly

Claiming for research and development tax relief has been made easy, with the help of our financial experts

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Consultation phase

The consultation process will begin with a phone call to discuss your eligibility, followed by a meeting either on-site, phone or video call.

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Discovery process

A team of tax experts will carry out a detailed discovery process, helping to uncover all eligible R&D projects and associated costs.

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Report writing

Your dedicated consultants will build a technical and financial report that will be used to substantiate your R&D claim.

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Claim submission

You will receive the final R&D report from Leyton, who will also support you in submitting your claim to HMRC.

About Leyton

Leyton is the UK’s largest specialist in Research & Development (R&D) Tax Credits; an incentive which rewards UK companies for investing in innovation. Their highly qualified team of consultants are dedicated to helping organisations throughout the UK improve their business performance and they are proud to have a 100% success rate for HMRC submissions.

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Find out if you're eligible

To find out if your business is eligible, simply fill out a short form and a tax expert will contact you at a convenient time.

Case study

Alexander & Angell Farms

Alexander & Angell (Farms) Ltd has specialised in pig breeding and poultry since 1920s. The business was taken over by the Hope family in the 1970s and is now in its third generation of management. The business has pioneered many ideas over the decades, it provides fertile eggs to integrated poultry businesses and bacon and pork to supermarkets and local retail outlets.

R&D carried out:

  • Testing of different breeding techniques for pig stock
  • Breeding programme to enhance desirable traits and create a genetically superior animal
  • LED lighting experiments
  • Development of an optimal disease control methodology

Benefit for the business:

Alexander & Angell Farms were originally unaware of the R&D tax scheme, and once informed about the scheme believed that they did not have the qualifying activity to carry out an R&D claim. After Leyton’s review, the business was able to capitalise on several new areas and a significant amount of expenditure. Aided by the R&D Tax Credit scheme, as a business they have become more efficient and more profitable.

"Leyton were extremely professional, very efficient and grasped our technology quickly. Our accountants didn’t mention the scheme as they thought we wouldn’t qualify; we are very glad we were proven wrong.”

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