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Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS)

Posted on 20th Feb 2017

SEIS was introduced on 6 April 2012 and is designed to help small start-up business obtain equity finance. There are various qualifying conditions that a company must satisfy in order to raise finance via SEIS and generous tax advantages available for the investor. An individual can...[more]

Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS)

Posted on 20th Feb 2017

EIS has been around for many years and is designed to help small and medium sized businesses obtain finance by offering generous tax reliefs to investors, who can invest up to £1,000,000 each year under EIS. The Issuing Company Requirements The company must be an...[more]

Fraud and Asset Tracing presentation by…

Posted on 17th Feb 2017

Our Gibraltar Insolvency Practitioner Grant Jones will be holding a presentation at r3’s Fraud, Asset Tracing & Forensics seminar on 16th March 2017 in London, UK. Grant Jones, is both a chartered accountant and a lawyer, having being admitted in England and Wales, and also New...[more]

Property Tax Update

Posted on 15th Feb 2017

There have been some very significant changes to the taxation of real estate which have recently come into effect or are about to come into effect. This note sets out a summary of a number of these key changes, which need to be considered when...[more]

Taxpayers seeking insurance

Posted on 3rd Feb 2017

The Times reveals that an increasing number of people are taking out insurance to protect themselves against the costs of being scrutinised by HMRC. The Times also highlights how taxpayers can still find themselves at fault even if they use accountants. It cites the case of one reader who...[more]

Be aware of scams and phishing…

Posted on 2nd Feb 2017

At this time of the year, there is a rise of the scams and phishing emails looking like they come from HMRC. Please be extra vigilant if you have received an email or text looking like it is from HMRC. Don’t give out private information (such as bank...[more]

Paddy Behan in Radio interview with…

Posted on 31st Jan 2017

Listen to the radio interview with our VAT expert Paddy Behan on BusinessRadio.co.uk. Interview starts at 3:09 minutes into the recording. Click here to listen.[more]

February 2017 Newsletter

Posted on 26th Jan 2017

Welcome to the February 2017 Newsletter from Simmons Gainsford LLP Leading business groups have given their reactions to Prime Minister Theresa May's recent Brexit speech, in which she set out the government's priorities for negotiating the UK's exit from the EU. Following the Prime Minister's...[more]

Read Andrew Tall's latest article in…

Posted on 20th Jan 2017

Read Andrew Tall's, Corporate Tax Manager at Simmons Gainsford, latest article 'Evolutionary process', featured on the front cover of Taxation Magazine's issue on 19th January 2017. Andrew Tall explains that the professional conduct guidance is the latest in a series. Click here to read more.[more]

International Tax Alert - Exchanging Tax…

Posted on 12th Jan 2017

Alert in Brief In 2017 HMRC will automatically receive from more than 45 foreign tax authorities’, ownership information on companies and trusts in which UK tax residents are settlors, trustees, beneficiaries or protectors and will also receive information detailing UK residents owning foreign financial accounts. Ensuring...[more]

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