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What is the accounting treatment for R&D tax credits?

In the SME scheme, research and development (R&D) tax credits are simple to account for: they are non-taxable, meaning they only impact your tax liability. It is an enhanced deduction. On the other hand, for RDEC claims, the credit can be acknowledged above the line in the accounts, resulting in an increase in your profit-before-tax. The financial boost you receive under RDEC is subject to taxation. Learn more.

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