June 24, 2021

How to fund start-up and small businesses through tax advantaged equity schemes – EIS and SEIS

Gateley Legal

  • Time: 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
  • Update / Virtual

In this live webinar, expert James Gopsill will cover a number of areas of tax that will help when setting up and funding a new business.

What areas will we look at during the webinar?

  • What size of company can attract EIS and SEIS funding;
  • Which trades are eligible; 
  • The UK connection; 
  • How much can be raised via these schemes; 
  • What must the money be used for; 
  • When must it be used; 
  • What are the tax advantages for the investor; 
  • Can employees and directors invest via these schemes; 
  • Can existing shareholders invest in these schemes; 
  • What type of shares must the investor hold; 
  • The problem of “preference”; 
  • The problem of risk reduction; 
  • Monitoring share capital and loan structures – the need for vigilance; 
  • Thinking ahead - obtaining advance assurance from HMRC; 
  • What if it goes wrong – the use of tax losses.

This presentation has been prepared for and is in partnership with STEAMhouse.