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A guide to SEIS and EIS


For businesses going through fundraising it can be quite difficult at times. Tax-advantaged schemes such as the Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS) and the Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) will certainly attract investors. Here is a simple guide for both schemes and how to obtain clearance that will satisfy investors.

SEIS AND EIS guide - what’s included
  • A guide to what the SEIS and EIS actually are, including what the investor receives
  • How to prepare for SEIS and EIS
  • Advance assurance and what you need to obtain it
  • Tips for preparing your application
  • How to gain full HMRC clearance
  • Common pitfalls relating to the EIS and SEIS, including trade dates and issuing the shares
  • Which investors can qualify
  • The five ways an investor can gain SEIS and/or EIS relief
  • Other important FAQs