At Johnston Carmichael, our Entrepreneurial Taxes team help new businesses to not only start up, but stay up. 

Our Entrepreneurial Taxes team is led by Andrew Holloway. The team work with a wide variety of clients across a broad range of sectors including Technology, Life Sciences and Food & Drink, to name a few!

Our specialisms cover a number of key areas including: 

  • Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS) /Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) Advance Assurance
  • SEIS/EIS Compliance Statements and liaison with HMRC
  • How the impact of new funding/changes in a business will impact on the SEIS/EIS position for a client
  • Employee share options schemes such as Enterprise Management Incentive (EMI) and Company Share Option Plans (CSOP), as well as direct share issues including Growth Shares & Flowering Shares, with valuation work being absolutely critical to this. 
  • Employment Related Securities queries including the impact of making s431 elections
  • Assisting with internal valuation memorandums and wider corporate matters, including queries as part of diligence as required
  • Employment Related Securities annual reporting

The conditions required to qualify for SEIS/EIS can be complex, but our guide explains the basic concepts, which you can read here.  If you'd like more information on employee share option schemes, have a look at our guide on Enterprise Management Incentive schemes here

We're here to help. Our Entrepreneurial Taxes team are on hand to help you make the right decisions for the future success of your business.

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