Tag Archive: investors
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
Autumn Statement Update for Investors
It was his first major chance to help shape the direction of the economy over the coming years. The new Chancellor, Philip Hammond, delivered his first Autumn Statement on the 23 November 2016. One of the most interesting changes was the announcement to switch to an Autumn Budget and a Spring Statement. This change had… View Article
SEIS Tax Breaks For The Investor
SEIS tax breaks for investors greatly encourage much-needed seed capital in new businesses. The SEIS is most valuable for taxpayers who can fully benefit from the tax reliefs on offer. A taxpayer investing in a SEIS can benefit from the following main tax breaks: Income tax relief worth 50% of the amount invested to qualifying… View Article