Posts Tagged ‘patent box’

BREXIT AND TAX: WHAT’S IN STORE FOR BIOTECHS?

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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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Should your company elect in to the Patent Box?

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You’re not out of time but don’t be out of touch… Bad Hall & Oates songs aside, the Patent Box is a complicated beast and 2018 is likely to be a crucial year for determining whether you should elect in. So here is some clarity if yours is a loss-making company. The Patent Box provides…

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What’s next for UK tax post-election?

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The UK general election result generated a lot of heat but did not shed much light on the future. The outcome for tax issues relating to biotechnology and technology businesses is clear and simple – no change.  Whatever a minority Conservative administration does, or is forced to do, in order to continue, there are no…

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BioTrinity 2017 Confluence Tax

Confluence Tax will be attending BioTrinity 2017, Europe’s leading biopartnering and investment conference, May 8-10, Novotel London West. We’re looking forward to catching up with our clients and chatting to new delegates. Why not come by stand #35 we’re always happy to talk through the latest tax developments in relation to company structures, R&D tax credits, share schemes…

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UK patent box: why should I bother?

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Having been to two UK patent box seminars over the past fortnight, one of which we hosted, I’ve been struck by the realisation HM Treasury’s patent box rules are really not that difficult to fathom. That’s easy for me to say – the joy of our role as advisors to tech and biotech companies is that…

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