How to Incorporate a UK company AND file for corporation tax and employee taxes (PAYE) all in one go

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Here’s a neat little tip for the formation of a UK company whilst filing with HMRC for company corporation tax and Pay as You Earn (PAYE) for you and your (future) employees all in one go. This all-in-one registration service is offered by the UK Government online portal. All for the grand old price of … Read moreHow to Incorporate a UK company AND file for corporation tax and employee taxes (PAYE) all in one go

Launching our new course on the HMRC SEIS / EIS advance assurance

Delighted to have launched our new online step by step guide to preparing and filing an Advance Assurance Application to HMRC that your company qualifies under SEIS and / or EIS! Really brought about by popular demand and to fill a gap where some companies simply don’t have the budget to take on a professional … Read moreLaunching our new course on the HMRC SEIS / EIS advance assurance

SEIS / EIS – A simple issue, yet often not easy…

It might be useful to revisit one crucial factor in planning for SEIS / EIS: The issue of new ordinary shares in exchange for a cash investment. Simple, right? Then day-to-day reality steps in…. The shares are issued before the cash has cleared – oops! The shares are issued way after the cash has cleared – … Read moreSEIS / EIS – A simple issue, yet often not easy…

Raising SEIS / EIS funding for a software company? Watch out!

Imagine you are setting up a software development company. Perhaps you plan on generating revenues using a Software as a Service (‘SaaS’) business model: charging users a licence fee to access the service via the cloud. You need funding and are considering the benefits of Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS) or Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) … Read moreRaising SEIS / EIS funding for a software company? Watch out!

5 Tips on Applying for SEIS / EIS HMRC Advance Assurance

Having prepared and filed too many SEIS / EIS advance assurance applications to mention (!), here are a few pointers to consider if you would like your company to benefit from this generous tax relief for funders and are considering seeking advance assurance to kick things off:

Can I raise funding under both the Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS) and the Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS)?

The quick answer is YES – you can raise funding under both SEIS and EIS but there are some important points to watch including: If you wish to raise cash under both schemes, you must issue shares under SEIS before EIS. You can’t raise money and issue shares under EIS and then seek to raise … Read moreCan I raise funding under both the Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS) and the Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS)?

What is the Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS) Advance Assurance?

What is the seed enterprise investment scheme advance assurance video?

I am getting a lot of questions at the moment about the process for raising funding under Seed EIS and where the advance assurance fits in? The Advance Assurance is a mechanism that allows companies to pre-qualify themselves with HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) as a qualifying company for the purposes of raising funding under … Read moreWhat is the Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS) Advance Assurance?