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Time To Pay Arrangements Explained

Time To Pay Arrangements Explained

Posted 3 years ago


Brought into sharper focus since the outbreak of coronavirus, a Time To Pay arrangement is a way of spreading your business tax payments over a longer period of time to sallow for a more affordable ..

Tagged: sme entrepreneur tax alternative finance coronavirus


What Is A Members' Voluntary Liquidation?

What Is A Members' Voluntary Liquidation?

Posted 3 years ago


In short, a Members' Voluntary Liquidation (MVL) is the process that enables shareholders’ to appoint what is known as a Liquidator to formally close down a solvent company. Directors of compa..

Tagged: entrepreneur tax relief sme business alternative finance


What Are The Current Tax Rates for Businesses?

What Are The Current Tax Rates for Businesses?

Posted 3 years ago


Perhaps one of the most complicated areas of running a business is having to deal with tax liabilities. For many entrepreneurs, the varying tax bands and rates makes the whole process of paying tax ..

Tagged: sme tax entrepreneur business business


What Is Equity Crowdfunding? - NextFin’s Guide

What Is Equity Crowdfunding? - NextFin’s Guide

Posted 3 years ago


Author: Sacha Bright & Oliver Murphy  For companies that need to raise capital, there are a number of options they can choose from. Whether it be investing personal capital, securing a l..

Tagged: Entrepreneurs Tax EIS SEIS Seedrs


9 out of 10 Early Stage Businesses Could Fail - The Government Needs to Raise The SEIS and EIS

9 out of 10 Early Stage Businesses Could Fail - The Government Needs to Raise The SEIS and EIS

Posted 3 years ago


Author: Sacha Bright & Oliver Murphy  There is no doubt that coronavirus has had, and will continue to have, a significant impact on the whole of UK business. However, a recent survey has ..

Tagged: News Start-ups Tax Entrepreneurs


Open Letter to the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak

Open Letter to the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak

Posted 3 years ago


The Rt. Hon Rishi Sunak MP Chancellor of the Exchequer 11 Downing Street London SW1A 2AA United Kingdom   1 April 2020   The Government must take urgent action to protect jobs and..

Tagged: News Tax Peer-to-Peer


How Will the Bank of England Interest Rate Cut help small business

How Will the Bank of England Interest Rate Cut help small business

Posted 3 years ago


Author: Sacha Bright, CEO Why discourage start-ups by cutting one of the very few tax benefits they get? The Bank of England has cut interest rates today to 0.25%, will this help small busines..

Tagged: Bank Entrepreneurs Tax


Entrepreneurs' Relief Cut: The Important Facts

Entrepreneurs' Relief Cut: The Important Facts

Posted 3 years ago


Author: Stephen Hazell-Smith, Chairman of NextFin (Twitter: @thecitygrump) You will probably have seen that those think tanks, The Institute for Fiscal Studies and the Resolution Foundation,..

Tagged: Entrepreneurs news tax


What are EIS and SEIS tax investment schemes?

What are EIS and SEIS tax investment schemes?

Posted 3 years 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


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

Posted 5 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..

Tagged: EIS SEIS TAX RELIEF INVESTMENT


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