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 2017: BEST BITS

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CONFLUENCE TAX held a post-budget tax briefing for those in the biotech and tech space on November 23, 2017. Here we’ve shared the ‘need to knows’ for all knowledge-intensive companies and investors WHILE MANY commentators on the autumn budget were unmoved, we welcomed various tax changes that affect the knowledge-based businesses we work with –…

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R&D Tax credits presentation UK Jul 2017

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AN R&D TAX CREDIT is a UK company tax relief, delivered via the tax system and administered by HMRC, that results in either a reduction in a company’s tax bill or a cash payment from HMRC. Read or download the presentation to find out how R&D tax credits may benefit your biotechnology or technology company.…

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