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Catax, a Ryan company, is an award-winning innovation funding expert, dedicated to supporting businesses with all aspects of tax relief and grant funding.

With 14 years’ experience, to date, the business’s in-house team of tax managers, accountants, sector specialists, report writers and surveyors, has helped clients across the UK to receive almost half a billion pounds in tax benefit through research and development (R&D) tax relief, commercial property tax relief, patent box and grant funding.

As well as providing comprehensive business growth and innovation consultancy, in 2021 Catax was acquired by global tax services and software provider Ryan – the largest firm in the world dedicated exclusively to business taxes – which allows clients access to an even greater financial support offering and product portfolio.

Catax is an established partner of several industry bodies, including the IFA and the Law Society, along with many of the UK’s leading accountants and solicitors. The business is also an ACCA Gold Sponsor.

In 2021, Catax won the ‘Innovation Thought Leader – Business Champion’ award at the Innovation Awards.

What one top tip would you give to a business owner embarking on a growth plan?
Find a reputable specialist that has experience within business growth and specifically within your industry. Generalists don’t have the breadth of knowledge you need to grow your business.

Why is Lancashire a great place to grow a business?
Lancashire’s people are passionate and collaborative. Both the public and private sectors have aligned values and work together to support SMEs and larger business across all sectors.

Why are you backing Boost Business Lancashire?
Boost enables businesses to engage with the right people at the right time, and by partnering with Boost we believe we can offer another vital support line for many businesses through our specialist tax relief and innovation funding knowledge.

Innovation plays an important role in economic recovery and Catax is here to support all innovative businesses across Lancashire.

Catax House
3 Scott Drive
Altrincham WA15 8AB

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