What is an Enterprise Investment Scheme or EIS?
Hands up if you would like to pay less tax?
If you would, then we have some fantastic news for you.
The government are offering valuable tax breaks to those that invest in small companies through an Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS).
Investing in an EIS could give you:
- 30% income tax relief on EIS investments of up to £1million in any tax year – this is also available on an investment of up to £1million backdated to the previous tax year
- Capital gains tax deferral and CGT eliminated if held at death
- 100% inheritance tax relief (after two years as long as you still own the shares when you die)
- Tax-free growth
- Up to 45% loss relief