Research and Development Tax Credits

R&D Tax Credits

The R&D tax credit is a tax-based incentive that encourages investment in R&D by companies in Ireland.

Accounting for R&D tax credits.


KPMG’s R&D incentives practice is Ireland’s largest, longest-established and most experienced specialist R&D tax credits practice. With over eight years’ experience helping Irish companies claim R&D tax credits, our dedicated multidisciplinary team has the expertise required to help ensure our clients claim their proper entitlement and submit compliant claims to Revenue.

Our SME and large company teams have filed R&D tax credit claims for businesses of every size and scale and in all industry sectors. We engage regularly with all relevant stakeholders, including taxpayers and Government, and we have significant experience of Revenue’s approach to auditing R&D tax credit claims in Ireland.

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