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As an SME you may not realise your work qualifies for R&D tax credits. Dan Martin, a partner at Kingston Smith, explains what type of companies qualify and how to claim them

Small business owners tend to be more worried about "running their business and getting their hands dirty" than pursuing tax credits, says Dan Martine, a business advisor with accountancy firm Kingston Smith. But many smaller companies in the manfucturing sector could actually be doing work that qualifies for research and development tax credits and could reap financial rewards by applying for them. Here's his advice.