Tag Archive: SEIS
Does My Business Qualify For EIS or SEIS Relief?
Can your business qualify for SEIS Relief? The Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS) and the Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) are two ways for companies to raise money. The SEIS is more focused on very early stage companies. Companies businesses looking to raise finance through EIS investment are typically more developed than those looking for funding using… View Article
SEIS Application Made Easy
We have already written about some of the requirements necessary for a company to check whether they qualify for the SEIS. Once these requirements have been confirmed, an SEIS application must be made to HMRC for formal approval of the tax relief via an SEIS1 form. This assurance will help new start-up companies to attract… View Article
How The Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS) Could Help
The SEIS offers seed investors extremely generous tax reliefs and this greatly helps raise much-needed seed capital in new businesses. The tax reliefs are even more generous than under the Enterprise Investment scheme, reflecting the fact that this is usually, at least on paper, a higher risk investment. For investors the main benefits of the… View Article
HMRC Rules On SEIS and EIS
HMRC has strict rules for both companies seeking investment as well as for the taxpayers investing in an SEIS or EIS share issue. For its investors to be able to claim and keep the tax reliefs relating to their shares, the company which issues the SEIS / EIS shares has to meet a number of… View Article
SEIS and EIS Excluded Activities
You must take care to avoid “excluded activities” if you want to claim SEIS or EIS relief. Excluded activities can affect SEIS and EIS. Both schemes offer excellent tax breaks to investors and many start-ups use the schemes to raise funds. A qualifying trade is defined by HMRC as a trade which is conducted on… View Article
How Can I Make My Company Eligible for EIS/SEIS?
The rules for both the EIS and SEIS schemes clearly state the eligibility requirements for using the schemes. Raising finance is not just a matter of meeting the eligibility requirements. You also have to ensure that your business can attract investors. However, the two work together. A company eligible for EIS or SEIS will be… View Article