Tax

Use pension contributions to keep your tax-free childcare benefits

If you earn more than £100k, you can lose access to tax free childcare and free childcare hours. But by increasing your pension contributions, you can prevent this from happening.   For working families, reducing your adjusted net income to fall below £100,000 by transferring some of your income into a pension pot, is a […]

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The benefits of Enterprise Management Incentive (EMI) schemes

What’s an EMI scheme? There are over 15,000 companies in the UK using EMI options and it’s easy to see why. An Enterprise Management Incentive (EMI) is a tax-efficient way for small and medium sized businesses to offer share options to their employees. Often used by start-up businesses who are in their infancy, it’s a

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A Summary of EIS (Enterprise Investment Scheme), SEIS (Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme) and VCT (Venture Capital Trusts)

The Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS), Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS), and Venture Capital Trusts (VCTs) are all investment schemes in the UK designed to encourage investment in small and early-stage businesses by providing various tax incentives to investors.   Each scheme targets different stages of business development and offers various advantages, but below are some

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Social Enterprises

Registered Charities, CIOs and CICs In recent years new types of legal entities have been introduced for non-profit organisations, social enterprises and charities. This includes the formation of the CIC (Community Interest Company) in 2005 and the CIO (Charitable Incorporated Organisation) in 2013. Charities have of course been in existence for hundreds of years, but

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EMI Options

OVERVIEW Enterprise Management Incentives (“EMI”) are a popular way for small and medium sized businesses to offer share options to their employees in a tax efficient manner. They are popular in start-up businesses, particularly in the technology sector, who typically aren’t able to offer competitive salaries in the early years of the company’s development and

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