Tag Archive: capital gains tax
New CGT Rules When Selling A House
Everyone needs to be aware of the new CGT rules when selling property. If you are a solicitor, conveyancing specialist or property lawyer make sure you are aware of how this will affect your clients. There will be new CGT rules introduced from April 2020. In today’s article, we’re going to focus on the reduced… View Article
SEIS Capital Gains Tax Relief
In this article, find out how an SEIS investment can save you money on your Capital Gains Tax The Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS) allows you to invest money in a young business and claim tax relief at the same time. This tax relief can come via Income Tax, Capital Gains Tax and Reinvestment. Today… View Article
IHT and EIS / SEIS Tax Breaks
Here at Key Business Consultants, we help our clients save tax by demonstrating the many benefits of investing in small, unlisted companies using the Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS) or Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS). A taxpayer investing in the SEIS can benefit from Income Tax relief. It is worth 50% of the amount invested in… View Article
What is the New Investors’ Relief?
In the 2016 Budget, the Chancellor announced the extension of Entrepreneurs’ Relief. It now applies to external investors in unlisted trading companies (or holding companies of trading groups). This new relief, known as Investors’ Relief, applies a 10% rate of CGT on the disposal of ordinary shares. The shares must be in an unlisted trading… View Article
What is EIS?
While the SEIS has many advantages, its significance for investors is limited by the riskier profile of this type of investment as well as the maximum amount that wealthier investors can put into the scheme. The SEIS is often the first scheme that companies will use to raise investment and is often followed by the… View Article
Tax Avoidance and Withdrawal of EIS Tax Reliefs
The Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS) was launched by the government to drive investment in the early development of high potential growth businesses. Used properly, the scheme is a highly tax-efficient way of investing in new companies. However, the generous terms of the scheme also appeal to taxpayers looking to exploit the scheme for tax… View Article