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What are EIS and SEIS tax investment schemes?

What are EIS and SEIS tax investment schemes?

12 days ago

As legal adviser to a number of investment funds and small to medium-sized businesses, we are often asked at Harper James Solicitors which UK government schemes offer the most tax-effective ways to ..

Tagged: Investment EIS SEIS Tax Investors

How Boris’ manifesto affects start-ups

How Boris’ manifesto affects start-ups

2 months ago

Boris Johnson has promised good regulation and support for British businesses, a £3Bn National Skills Fund, pledged to keep corporation tax at 19%, increase R&D tax credits and continue to..

Tagged: FCA News SEIS

EIS investment is more generous than ever for UK tax payers from 6th April

2 years ago

From the 6th April EIS investing is even more generous for UK tax payers, as changes from the 2017 autumn budget come into effect. As we reported back in November, the Chancellor wishes to encourage..


Hey Mr Cameron, How About Investing Into UK Companies?

4 years ago

I’m sure you are all aware of Mr Cameron’s recent tax affairs which are all over the news as it has been very hard to avoid. I wanted to give some different views on the situation and al..

Tagged: David Cameron Prime Minister Investment SEIS EIS Tax affairs Blairmore Holdings

How does the budget affect alternative finance? Business Agent looks at the 'lifetime ISA', CGT and the increase in stamp duty surcharge.

4 years ago

One thing that really sparked our interest was the new ‘Lifetime ISA’. Individuals under 40 can now save up to £4000 a year into the new ISA until they reach 50. For every £4..

Tagged: ISA CGT Budget alternative finance crowdfunding SEIS EIS

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