Employment related securities: guide to HMRC filing

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EMPLOYMENT related securities (ERS) are a common way of incentivising employees within the technology and biotechnology industries. However, issuing shares or share options results in a reporting obligation to HMRC, the UK tax authorities. This quick guide covers the most common queries regarding these annual returns and what your obligations are for filing an ERS…

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Entrepreneurs’ Relief and EMI: letter to HM Treasury

Given the speculation in the press regarding the withdrawal of Entrepreneurs’ Relief (ER), I wanted to bring to your attention that Enterprise Management Incentive (EMI) share options rely on ER for their tax efficiency, in enjoying a 10% rate of capital gains tax.

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Budget 2018 tax update – Confluence Tax

On October 30th Confluence Tax held a post-budget briefing to update clients on the tax implications of the Chancellor’s 2018 pre-Brexit budget.  Here is the slide deck of the presentation. Feel free to download it and do get in touch if you have any questions. Read more about UK R&D Tax Credits. View the presentation…

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Enterprise Management Incentives (EMI) share options guide

Questions to ask for an EMI scheme

  Enterprise Management Incentives (EMI) share options guide COMPANIES in the biotech and tech spaces have a constant need to incentivise staff and build motivated teams to prepare them down the line for a sale or investment. Part of that process should include consideration of equity incentives and the tax implications of granting these share…

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