Posts Tagged ‘technology’

Employment related securities annual returns – what you need to know

Employment related securities

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 blog aims to answer the most common queries regarding these annual returns. Overview Any company that has given shares or…

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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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Share schemes tax summary

Share schemes for employees are good practice

THESE SHARE SCHEMES TABLES summarise the respective tax treatments of the three most common ways of providing equity reward to UK tax resident employees.

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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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