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27Amount of relief for expenditure on research and developmentE+W+S+N.I.

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(1)CTA 2009 is amended as follows.

(2)In Chapter 6A of Part 3 (trade profits: R&D expenditure credits), in section 104M (amount of R&D expenditure credit), in subsection (3), for “10%” substitute “ 11% ”.

(3)In Chapter 2 of Part 13 (relief for SMEs: cost of R&D incurred by SME)—

(a)in section 1044 (additional deduction in calculating profits of trade), in subsection (8), for “125%” substitute “ 130% ”,

(b)in section 1045 (alternative treatment for pre-trading expenditure: deemed trading loss), in subsection (7), for “225%” substitute “ 230% ”, and

(c)in section 1055 (tax credit: meaning of “Chapter 2 surrenderable loss”), in subsection (2)(b), for “225%” substitute “ 230% ”.

(4)In consequence of subsection (3), in Schedule 3 to FA 2012, omit paragraph 2(2) to (4).

(5)The amendments made by this section have effect in relation to expenditure incurred on or after 1 April 2015.

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