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Raise money and grow your business

The Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) helps smaller, higher-risk trading companies raise finance by offering tax relief to investors who buy new shares. 

A company seeking finance via the Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS) or EIS will need to obtain advance assurance from HMRC that the company, its trade and its shares qualify. This 

will give potential investors comfort that the company should qualify for SEIS/EIS relief.

Who is it for?

You might be eligible if: 

  • You’re a limited company registered 
  • You have been trading for up to 7 years
  • You’re in a qualifying trade
  • You’re planning to spend the investment on a qualifying trade

(Non-UK companies can avail of the SEIS and EIS schemes if they meet the criteria set out by HMRC to qualify and importantly have a permanent establishment in the UK.)

What do you get?

  • Part funding for a specialist consultant to help secure SEIS/EIS advanced assurance from HMRC.

Eligibility is subject to terms and conditions


What can it be used for?

SEIS/EIS is a two-step process:

  • Advanced Assurance process: working with an approved specialist consultant on the application form, HMRC checklist, cover letter, financial accounts, business plan etc (pre-investment). 

   Intertrade covers the cost of this step.

  • Compliance Statement process: issuance of tax relief documents & other HMRC correspondence (post-investment).

   Applicant companies must pay the cost of the appointed specialist consultant for Step 2.

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If this sounds like the right support for your business, call our dedicated hub for more details on how to apply.

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