Funding for businesses impacted by COVID-19
Since the COVID-19 outbreak, business is far from “running as usual”, which is why we are writing this blog with the aim of summarising the raft of measures that have been announced by the government regarding financial support and to ensure you are aware of the latest schemes and extensions put in motion to help […]
Is SEIS / EIS tax relief available for investments in foreign companies?
On the first glance, It does not seem likely that the UK government would be that generous with its revenue. Nevertheless, these tax reliefs are available to investors in certain instances.
To be eligible for the relief, the company seeking the investment must have:
1. A permanent establishment in the UK for a period of 3 years from the issue of the shares.
2. All the money raised by the share issue must be used within two years in a ‘qualifying trade.’
3. The trade must be carried on by the parent company or subsidiary which is a 90% subsidiary for a period of 3 years from the issue of the shares.