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Research and Development Tax Credit

Volume 487: debated on Monday 9 February 2009

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what the level of uptake of research and development tax credits by (a) clean technology companies and (b) green technology companies was in 2008-09. (255088)

Information on R&D tax credits is not yet available for 2008-09. The most recent National Statistics, published on the HMRC website on 19 December 2008, cover financial years up to 2006-07.

Information on claims for R&D tax credits by clean tech and green tech companies is not available because the data are broken down by industry sector using the UK Standard Industrial Classification of Economic Activities (SIC), and clean tech and green tech are not identified as separate sectors in this classification.