The Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) is a government initiative to encourage investment in unquoted small and medium-sized businesses. Individuals can invest up to £1 million per annum and investments must be held for a minimum of three years. The tax incentives are:
Taken together, these tax incentives enable high rate taxpayers to risk no more than 38.5% of capital invested.
Oakfield Capital Partners does not provide tax advice and recommends you consult with a professional advisor if you are unsure of any aspects of the EIS legalisation.
During a twenty year career in finance, Matthew has worked at the Bank of England, Goldman Sachs and UBS. He currently works as an independent consultant advising families and institutions on their approach to wealth management.