IoD among those keen to see adjustments to enterprise tax breaks

The Chancellor looks set to face calls to change the qualifying rules for both Enterprise Investment Schemes (EIS) and Seed Enterprise Investment Schemes (SEIS) in the upcoming Autumn Statement. This year’s announcement has now been confirmed for November 23rd and

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Trade body keen to raise awareness of EIS

The Enterprise Investment Scheme Association (EISA) has launched a fresh drive to improve awareness of the EIS.

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Chancellor urged to consider expanding EIS and SEIS

The Treasury is facing renewed calls to raise the ceiling of the tax reliefs available through the Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) and Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS).

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More than 100 claims made for Video Game Tax Relief last year

The UK’s burgeoning video games industry claimed tax relief totalling £45million in the last financial year, it was recently revealed.

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Statistics show increased use of key government approved investment schemes for investors

The Government has released the latest figures for the number of companies making use of the Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) and the Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS).

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Rise in specialist investigations into tax evasion

A new study has revealed a significant year-on-year rise in specialist investigations into tax evasion conducted by HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC).

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HMRC likely to target high net worth individuals with more tax avoidance investigations

Recent research highlighted in the press has revealed that HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) recovered £494 million from investigations into income tax avoidance in 2014-15. It is therefore likely that HMRC will further crack down on high net worth individuals.

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British entrepreneurialism is flourishing but expert advice reduces the risk of failure

The UK continues to be a hub for entrepreneurs, with a record-breaking 600,000 business ventures being launched across the country last year.

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Continuing disquiet over IHT receipts

During the tax year recently ended the Government is set to receive a record £4.6billion in Inheritance Tax (IHT), new figures have revealed.

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London drives increase in income tax take

It was recently revealed that income tax receipts increased by £13billion between 2010-11 and 2013-14, with the rise mostly driven by higher earners and landlords in London and the South-East.

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