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SEIS & EIS

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SEIS & EIS

What are SEIS and EIS?SEIS and EIS are government approved schemes to encourage investment into early stage, unlisted companies.
They lower an investor’s risk of investing in young companies by offering them tax relief.
<2
Years
Trading
<£200k
Gross Assets
<25
Full-time Employees
£150k
Investment Limit
3 Years
to use the investment
Is your company eligible for SEIS?
What are the benefits of SEIS?£100,000 max investment per individual, can be carried back to the previous year.Income tax reduction of up to 50% of SEIS investment.No Capital Gains Tax on disposal if shares held for 3 years.
<£15m
Gross Assets (Pre)*
<£16m
Gross Assets (Post)*
<250
Full-time Equivalent Employees
£5m
Tax Year Investment Limit
£12m
Lifetime Investment Limit
2 Years
to use the investment
Is your company eligible for EIS?

*Pre- and Post- investment. Higher thresholds for knowledge-intensive companies

What are the benefits of EIS?£1m max investment per individual, can be carried back to the previous year*. Income tax reduction of up to 30% of EIS investment. No Capital Gains Tax on disposal if shares held for 3 years.

*£2m for knowledge-intensive companies

How We Can Help You

We’d love to help you make your business more attractive for investors by obtaining SEIS and EIS status.

How does it work?
  1. Request a Call.
    Fill in the form and a team member will get in touch to learn more about your business and what it needs.
  2. We will advise on eligibility and pitfalls to avoid disqualifying your business after the raise.
  3. We will help you obtain Advance Assurance clearance from HMRC (including answering their queries) which you can then show investors to encourage investment.
  4. We will then prepare (S)EIS1 and (S)EIS3 forms to issue the certificates to investors (for them to obtain tax relief).
Request a call