The tax advisors to biotechnology and technology businesses
How we can help your business
Business challenges posed by tech and biotech companies are complex and require specialist knowledge to resolve, which is where Confluence Tax steps in. We offer tax advice to help you make the right decisions
to benefit your business and its shareholders.
Confluence Tax is the only UK tax advisory firm to provide advice to businesses and individuals purely within the technology and biotechnology industries. We therefore understand the industry issues and trends and how they relate to the UK tax system and its international aspects.
Whatever your query about tax within the biotechnology or technology industries, we're here to help you navigate through it. Talk to us to see how your business – from startup to multinational – can benefit from the right tax advice.
Latest blog posts
The Employee Equity Survey was run for biotech companies to enable them to benchmark equity distribution and the size of share option pools..
But there is no need to panic as most companies, including those in biotech and tech, will be minimally affected by the changes. The PAYE cap legislation around SME R&D claims has been released by HMRC (November 12). Crucially, the exemption to the cap that we, together with the BIA, lobbied hard for, has been included. The key takeaway messages from today’s…
SOME GOOD news has arisen from the Brexit maelstrom and the biotech industry in the UK has been handed an early Christmas present. Given the forthcoming general election and closing of Parliament, there is no time this year for any proposed draft law on the PAYE cap on R&D tax credits to be released or…
HM Treasury has consulted on its plans to introduce a cap on R&D tax credit cash claims – of three times a company’s PAYE and NI. And the biotech sector has responded with a resounding “What the…!” The consultation does propose some refinements, such as the ability to include the PAYE and NI of other…
Invitation to the essential 2018 post-budget briefing and general tax update for biotech and tech companies a free event We’ll keep it brief as you’re all busy but we’ll distill the significant bits of Chancellor Philip Hammond’s budget and discuss how they relate to biotech and tech businesses. The Confluence Tax team will be…
A tax perspective Tax is our world. We live and breathe it and always find the most tax-efficient – and legal – solutions for our clients, that’s a given. Film partnerships do not generally figure in the tech and biotech niche we inhabit, but they’ve caught our attention in the press recently, so here’s our…
THERE IS no doubt that biotech fundraising rounds are getting bigger, companies are getting bigger and, as tax advisors, we are being faced with previously unheard of issues. Take profits – these could result in corporation tax liabilities, groups so large or profitable that they cannot claim SME R&D tax credits or future milestone income…
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