2020 HMRC R&D tax relief statistics

Since 2000-01, when the R&D tax credit schemes were launched, over 300,000 claims have been made and £33.3bn in tax relief claimed.

30 October 2020

London UK, 2nd Feb 2014: A sign for HM Revenue and Customs building in Central London during the day

Given everything that’s happened in 2020, HMRC’s statistics for 2018/19 might seem like a huge leap back in time.

What is clear is that the scheme remains popular, with £33.3bn claimed since its launch in 2000. Our infographic highlights some of the key figures.