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Investing If You’ve Maxed Out Your Pension And ISAs

With only a few weeks to go before the doors clang shut on this financial year, many serious savers have already maxed...

Pitfalls Waiting For Unwary SEIS Investors

Potential profits and generous tax breaks are a heady brew that tempt many investors to plough cash into start-ups with the Seed Enterprise Investment...

Time To Raise The Limits On SEIS Investment

It’s time for Chancellor Phillip Hammond to take a long hard look at the Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme in his Budget 2018. SEIS was launched...

How SEIS works for investors

SEIS is seen as the best way of bridging the gap between personal investors looking for higher returns from their cash and start-up companies...

SEIS – Tax breaks for investors explained

The Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS) comes with some of the most generous tax breaks for investors willing to take a chance by staking...

Judge Boots Out HMRC Bid To Set Minimum SEIS Investment

Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme investors have no minimum barrier before they can claim tax relief on their stake in a start-up company, a tribunal...

Claiming Loss Relief If A SEIS Company Goes Bust

Investors love the Seed enterprise Investment scheme (SEIS) because of the generous tax breaks - but what happens if the business goes bust? The terms...

Investing In The Music Scene With SEIS

If you are a fan of TV’s The Voice or X Factor, then you’ll know that breaking into the music business is tough -...

What Is The Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS)?

The Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS) offers one of the most generous returns on investments in the world. That is a bold statement, but besides...

Treasury Seeks Views On SEIS Investment Reboot

The Treasury wants to reboot the flagship Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS) for start-ups by focusing on knowledge intensive firms. An investment review has shown...

Tech Start-Ups Have A 100/1 Chance Of Success

Only one out of every 100 technology start-up companies will survive more than a year because their products may be clever but are ‘utterly...

Dragons Fired Up Over Start-Up Investment Prospects

Business dragons have seen turnover and jobs grow in their investment portfolios, according to a new report. Turnover was up for 75% of businesses, while...

UK Budget Autumn 2017 – Investments

A new measure in the Budget 2017 aims to stop investors sheltering their money in ‘safe’ companies to earn generous tax reliefs. Risk to capital...

Investors Lose Tax Relief Over Company’s SEIS Error

The latest in a line of start-up companies wrongly filing for Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme compliance has left investors unable to claim tax relief. SEIS...

Hammond Set To Axe Pension Relief In Budget 2017

Chancellor Phillip Hammond only has pensions to look to as he needs to raise billions of pounds to ease government spending problems in his...

VCTs Under Threat In Budget 2017

Business angels may find their choice of investments with tax breaks narrowing after Budget 2017. Speculation that tax incentives offered by the Enterprise Investment scheme...

No Tax Relief For Business Angels Without The Right Paperwork

HM Revenue & Customs is warning that no tax reliefs will be paid to investors in government-backed business angel schemes unless they can produce...

How To Minimise CGT With SEIS Or EIS

Buy to let and second home owners worried about capital gains tax and property prices may find a solution in staking their profits in...

Unplugging Energy Projects From SEIS Hits Community Schemes

People power is running 130,000 British homes from investors plugging in to more than 200 community energy schemes. Investors have staked £190 million in solar,...

Crowdfunding Enters New Phase With Secondary Market

Crowdfunding platform Seedrs is launching a 'trading Tuesday' for investors to buy and sell shares in start-ups. The trading day is listed as the first...