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R&D tax credits for the cosmetics and beauty industry

The United States has one of the largest cosmetics and beauty industries in the world, and – given the crucial importance of consumer health and safety – it’s also one of the most highly regulated.

This extremely competitive sector is driven by ever-rising standards, frequently changing trends, and diverse buying behaviour, which is why research and innovation are such monumental factors of its your company’s success.

Our industry-specific experts understand your business and work with you to assess whether your research activities qualify for R&D tax incentives.

Which activities qualify for research and development tax relief?

The types of activities that qualify for R&D tax credits include:

  • Formula development
  • Scale-up processes
  • Pilot bath production
  • Product testing
  • Packaging innovation

Examples of qualifying innovation

Qualifying for R&D tax credits in the cosmetics and beauty industry can include developmental activities that involve:

  • Sourcing new ingredients
  • Improving product quality
  • Improving cost efficiency
  • Reducing carbon footprint and wastage
  • Mixing newly combined ingredients

This list really just scratches the surface of qualifying activities, we can help you determine whether your company’s innovation activities qualify too.

Our industry experts help you claim the credit you’re entitled to

Amongst Ayming’s team of tax credit consultants are those with hands-on experience and in-depth knowledge of the cosmetics, beauty, and personal care industry. We take the time to truly understand how your business innovates, allowing us to expertly identify all qualifying expenditure that you are entitled to.

Download your free Cosmetics factsheet

We’ve put together a handy and streamlined summary of claiming R&D tax credits in the cosmetics industry.

Simply fill in your details to download your free factsheet and learn more eligible activities that qualify for research and development tax incentives.