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Updated HMRC guidance on the financial health requirement

HMRC have updated their guidance in relation to the financial health requirement for SEIS, EIS and VCT purposes and the link to the update guidance is below: –

Finance (No. 2) Bill published

Further to the Spring Budget 2023, the Finance (No. 2) Bill has today been published in draft.

Change of procedure for Venture Capital Schemes Compliance Statement submissions

31 January 2023

On 31st January, HMRC have implemented new procedures for submitting Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS) and Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) Compliance Statements to HMRC (these are known as SEIS1 and EIS1 forms).

OTS Capital Gains Tax Review

The Office of Tax Simplification (OTS) issued its second report on simplifying practical, technical and administrative issues with the Capital Gains Tax (CGT) system. The scope of the report considers a range of key CGT issues and includes comments on the interaction with CGT reliefs under the SEIS and EIS and how the schemes function administratively.

Business Secretary launches consultation for new UK subsidies system

3 February 2021

Business Secretary, Kwasi Kwarteng, has today published a ministerial statement and launched an 8 week consultation on a proposed new subsidy control system following the UK’s departure from the EU.

Finance Bill 2020 – Royal Assent

Royal Assent of the Finance Bill 2020 was given on 22 July 2020.

The Future Fund: EIS and SEIS relief – Finance Bill 2020

30 June 2020

The Government has tabled a further series of amendments to the Finance Bill 2020 ahead of its report stage this week.

Finance Bill 2020

The first draft of the Finance Bill 2020 was published today, on 19 March 2020. As anticipated, it contains amendments to the legislation dealing with EIS approved funds as well as setting out the framework for the new EIS approved fund for investment in “knowledge intensive” companies, as announced in the Autumn Budget 2017 and as part of the government’s response to the Patient Capital Review.

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