R&D Tax Credit for Manufacturing

A game-changing innovation incentive for manufacturers

Research & Development in the Manufacturing sector

The manufacturing sector is rapidly innovating to improve business processes that ultimately accelerate production ramp-up and time-to-market, enhance product innovation, and increase customer acceptance. In a world of interconnected manufacturing networks, innovation starts with investing in Research & Development.

Daily activities, like developing & implementing technologies to improve process efficiencies, designing or enhancing equipment, and implementing system-level technologies with an aim to increase competitive capability of manufacturers, could all qualify for the Research & Development (R&D) Tax Credit.

Examples of R&D activity in Manufacturing

  • Design modifications
  • Toolmaking
  • Flat/blank layouts
  • Shop redesign
  • Proof of concept (POC)
  • Trial production runs
  • Quality approval (PPAP & ISIR)
  • Packaging design improvements
  • Metal and material fabrication
  • Product flow improvements
  • Process improvements (Kaizen, Lean, Six Sigma)

Examples of eligible industries

  • Transportation
  • Petroleum and Coal
  • Wood, paper and printing
  • Machinery
  • OEMs
  • Food & Beverage
  • Textiles
  • Electronics
  • Chemicals and Plastics
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Fabricated Metals
  • & more

How we can help

Businesses in the manufacturing sector that develop new or improved products and/or processes are a natural fit to claim the R&D Tax Credit, which rewards companies by providing a dollar-for-dollar tax credit towards their annual tax liability. The R&D Tax Credit can be a game-changing innovation incentive that can help eligible manufacturers innovate and expand their capabilities.

Leyton’s dedicated manufacturing team is motivated to help companies in this sector robustly claim federal and state R&D Tax Credits. Our highly experienced engineers, scientists, tax accountants and attorneys create strong partnerships with each client to ensure maximum financial returns.

How we can help

Businesses in the manufacturing sector that develop new or improved products and/or processes are a natural fit to claim the R&D Tax Credit, which rewards companies by providing a dollar-for-dollar tax credit towards their annual tax liability. The R&D Tax Credit can be a game-changing innovation incentive that can help eligible manufacturers innovate and expand their capabilities.

Leyton’s dedicated manufacturing team is motivated to help companies in this sector robustly claim federal and state R&D Tax Credits. Our highly experienced engineers, scientists, tax accountants and attorneys create strong partnerships with each client to ensure maximum financial returns.

Use our R&D Tax Credit calculator to find out how much you can potentially save

You can save up to:

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*This is just an estimate

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Meet our Manufacturing team leaders

Brigid Lenihan

R&D Tax Manager

Evangelia Dislaki

R&D Technical Consultant

Jennifer Bolton

Senior Tax Manager

Meet our Manufacturing team leaders

Brigid Lenihan

R&D Tax Manager

Evangelia Dislaki

R&D Technical Consultant

Jennifer Bolton

Senior Tax Manager

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Why choose Leyton?

Allow our experience to unleash your potential.

+ 60

Industries Served

+ 20

Years of Experience

+ 100

R&D Tax Credit Experts

Get your R&D credit estimate today!

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Get your R&D credit estimate today!

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