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HMRC latest R&D processing times

Below are the current processing times for R&D Tax Credit claims as issued by HMRC. These will be updated as and when new information is received.

As of 14 October 2019 HMRC have stated the following:

R&D tax credit and RDEC claims received online are now being processed within 28 days of receipt into HMRC unless we have concerns about the claim and intend to ask for further information.

Currently the  date for claims subject to a security check are those received 3 September 2019. Once released you should allow a further 3-7 days before payment is received.

For further information please get in touch with your usual James Cowper Kreston contact or click here to view the James Cowper Kreston R&D factsheet.