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VCTs Lure Savers With Maxed Out Pension Tax Breaks

An increase in the number venture capital trust (VCT) investors is probably because they are looking elsewhere for tax breaks after maxing out their...

SEIS, EIS And VCT Compared Side-By-Side

As the year-end approaches, it’s time to revisit the tax benefits of schemes set up by the government to bolster the finances of start-up...

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...

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...

VCT Funding Has Best Year In More Than A Decade

Cash staked by business angels in tax-efficient investments have soared in the past 12 months, according to fund managers. Money going in to Venture Capitalist...

SEIS v VCT for investors

If you have maxed out your pension contributions for the year and still have cash to invest, where’s the best place to look for...

Business Angels Pouring Cash Into VCT Investments

Business angels are ploughing millions in to fledgling companies but many may find their plans are thwarted by a lack of investments. Venture Capital Trusts...

Maxed Out Pension? Here Are Some Tax Opportunities

Cash hungry companies seeking cash from private investors offer a tax haven to wealthy investors who have maxed out their pensions. Retirement savers paying additional...

Pension Gaffe Will Cost Treasury £5 Billion A Year

Former Chancellor George Osborne kept a tight lid on the economy during his time in office – but since he has left some of...

Time To Look At Start-Ups As New Deals Roll Out

Now’s the time for savers who have maxed up their pension and ISA contributions for the year to look at tax incentives for investing...

Rich Investors Desert Pensions For SEIS Tax Breaks

Wealthy investors are set to pour money into the Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS) due to a squeeze on pension savings. Other business investments with...

Pension Alternatives For Higher Rate Taxpayers

Higher rate taxpayers looking for alternatives to investing cash in a pension can add venture capital trusts to their portfolios which pay tax-free dividends. Providing...

It Is Possible To Find A 9% Yield On Investment

Investors looking for yield are finding Venture Capital Trusts (VCT) are gave average returns of nearly 9% last year. VCTs enjoyed a good year with...

VCT Investment Changes Go For EU Approval

Financial Secretary David Gauke has announced the government wants to ease replacement capital rules in Venture Capital Trusts (VCT). Although any measure will need to...