The dental profession is an untapped market when considering a claim for Research & Development (R&D) Tax Credits. If you are involved with dental innovation or seeking an advance in dental technology your business is entitled to this attractive tax relief. Surprisingly 94% of the dental clients are claiming for the first time.
More and more dentists are now engaging in research and development as a result of improved technology, which is reshaping the dental industry.
To be eligible for this credit, the qualified research costs will need to meet four criteria:
- be for new or improved products or software
- be technological in nature
- should eliminate uncertainty
- and there needs to be a process of experimentation to test the new products
Are any of the following used in the practice?
- The use of 3D printers for the printing of a variety of materials, such as metals and ceramics. Manufacturing products such as aligners
- New bonding materials and processes
- Research into different bone grafting techniques
- Trials in decontamination
- Intraoral Scanning
- Planning Software
- CT Scan
- Digital X-ray
- Digital 3D Printing
- Milling of Materials
- Ceramic Firing
Does your business offer the following treatments?
- Orthodontics, Fixed, Clear Aligner System
- Crowns, Bridges, Inlays, Veneers, Restorations
- Oral Surgery
- Emergency Cover
- Tooth Whitening
Does your business offer its staff?
- Software Development and Training
- First Aid and A and E Training
- Nurse Exams and Certification
- Fire Training
- GDPR compliance training
Do you use the following materials ?
- Impression Materials
- Filling Materials
Do you design/manufacture
- Crown & Bridge