Our services

How we can help your biotechnology or
technology business

Tax advice

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.

Very broadly, to assist with navigation, these services can be split into categories, based around a company lifecycle. In reality, any service may apply in any situation, so have a browse to see what we offer.


Employee schemes

Ensuring your staff are incentivised in a tax-efficient way that doesn’t disrupt future investment rounds or a company sale should be at the heart of your

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We only work with tech and biotech businesses and understand the unique circumstances faced by startup business owners, scientists,

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Personal tax

We are happy to offer personal tax advice on SEIs/EIS and entrepreneurs’ relief and to prepare

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R&D tax credits

More than 90 per cent of our clients claim R&D tax credits; our job is to advise on R&D tax claims, prepare your returns and liaise with HMRC to get

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Tax accounting & IPO

We are able to advise on and prepare tax accounting schedules and disclosures for UK companies preparing consolidated accounts, or making SEC filings, whether

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Patent box

The patent box is a tool that enables an effective 10 per cent rate of corporation tax on patent-related profits. The rules are complex and ever-changing so our

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IPO readiness

Taking your company public is a complex and involved process so preparation is key if you are thinking of listing on a US stock exchange. Our advice is to start early and plan well to attain optimal

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Statutory accounts preparation

For companies that are not subject to an audit, we are happy to prepare statutory accounts for filing at UK Companies House.

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Client presentations

The team is experienced in giving presentations to external companies directly to employee share/option holders and advise on HMRC filing obligations.

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Corporate structures

Your business structure matters, no matter what size your company. We advise that putting a sensible corporate structure in place from the start may

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Fiscal valuations

We have been valuing the IP and shares of tech and biotech companies for UK tax purposes since the firm was founded in 2010. Since then

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Where companies are built to sell, it is essential that tax does not get in the way of the deal. Our advice therefore takes future due diligence challenges

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Tax health check

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