Category Archives: Entrepreneurs’ Relief

In yesterday’s Budget, the Chancellor introduced a number of changes to Entrepreneurs’ Relief which may have immediate, significant and expensive implications for anyone who is hoping to qualify for the relief. The most significant change is the addition of a 5% economic ownership test but the requisite ownership period was also doubled from 12 months … Continue reading Budget 2018: Changes to Entrepreneurs’ Relief

As a result of conflicting decisions in two recent tax cases, there is uncertainty as to the impact of deferred shares (and other shares with no dividend rights) on shareholder tax reliefs, in particular entrepreneurs’ relief for individuals and group reliefs for corporate shareholders. The issue is whether these shares are “ordinary share capital” for tax … Continue reading Deferred shares: impact on entrepreneurs’ relief and group relief