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Chemical Industry and the Research & Development Tax Credit


The chemical industry encompasses a broad range of products and applications across multiple industries, and are utilized by consumers in every business segment. This includes raw material production in manufacturing and in the pharmaceutical industry.

The R&D Tax Credit recognizes chemistry as a hard science, and therefore chemical companies should be benefiting from increased R&D Tax Credits through their continuous research, development, and innovation, as they serve their customers.

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Examples of Eligible R&D Activities


  • Improvement of products and processes, in addition to the launch of new or customized products and formulations
  • Development of new or improved chemicals, compounds, and formulations to create sustainable solutions to alleviate environmental concerns, including the utilization of renewable materials and ingredients