Three interesting EIS elements to learn about

This post is part of our Entrepreneurial team’s regular series of blogs. After being in corporation tax compliance for almost 5 years, I felt it was about time…

Can a director qualify for EIS relief?

This post is part of our Entrepreneurial team’s regular series of blogs. This is a frequently asked question for the Entrepreneurial team. The short answer is “yes”, provided…

Top tech in 2020: gadgets that have kept me smiling

This post is part of our Entrepreneurial team’s regular series of blogs. For the Entrepreneurial Tax blog this week I’ve decided to throw a curve ball. Rather than…

Company Share Option Plans: the alternative to EMI?

This post is part of our Entrepreneurial team’s regular series of blogs. Over the past few months, as companies have been seeking alternative methods of employee incentivisation with…

How older companies can qualify for EIS

This post is part of our Entrepreneurial team’s regular series of blogs. This week I’m looking at the ways that companies can qualify for EIS despite being outside…

EIS: alive and KICing for companies that innovate

This post is part of our Entrepreneurial team’s regular series of blogs. There have been many tweaks made to the Enterprise Investment Scheme (“EIS”) since its inception in…

Grants: the benefits to your business

This post is part of our Entrepreneurial team’s regular series of blogs. Grants are available on a wide range of business activities, providing funding that can enhance research…

EIS: don’t go chasing waterfalls?

This post is part of our Entrepreneurial team’s regular series of blogs. What is a waterfall? A liquidation preference, often termed a ‘waterfall’ provision, is usually put in…

EMI – A great time to agree a share valuation with HMRC

This post is part of our Entrepreneurial team’s regular series of blogs. This year, with the significant ongoing impact of Covid-19, many companies may find themselves unable to…

The cost of COVID: tax rises in the Budget?

This post is part of our Entrepreneurial team’s regular series of blogs. In seven weeks, the Chancellor will deliver a Budget to the House of Commons that is…

Brexit is done, so roll on amendments to EIS

This post is part of our Entrepreneurial team’s regular series of blogs. Many within the investment industry have been frustrated at the restrictions placed on SEIS and EIS…

EIS: case update regarding dividend rights

This post is part of our Entrepreneurial team’s regular series of blogs. To be (a preference) or not to be (a preference): that is the question. More accurately,…

R&D tax: key points in the recent consultation

This post is part of our Entrepreneurial team’s regular series of blogs. Research & Development Tax reliefs (R&D) play a key role in promoting UK investment by reducing…

R&D tax and the impact of loans: what to look out for

In the past year we’ve seen a marked increase in the availability of loans for start-ups that focus on technical innovation. These provide favourable rates and have high…