DO I QUALIFY FOR A TAX CREDIT?
DO YOU QUALIFY FOR R&D TAX CREDITS?
Regardless of industry, size, or revenue, any business that performs activities that meet the following four tests may qualify for R&D tax credits:
Technical uncertainty: An activity performed to eliminate technical uncertainty about the development or improvement of a product or process, which includes computer software, techniques, formulas, and inventions.
Process of experimentation: Activities undertaken to eliminate or resolve a technical uncertainty, which involve an evaluation of alternative solutions or approaches and is performed through modeling, simulation, systematic trial and error, or other methods.
Technological in nature: The process of experimentation relying on the hard sciences, such as engineering, physics, chemistry, biology, or computer science.
Qualified purpose: Creating a new or improved product or process (computer software included) that results in increased performance, function, reliability, or quality.