Three weeks to go: are you prepared for the new tax year?

16th March 2017
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It is exactly three weeks until the start of the new financial year, with many investors seizing this opportunity to make the final decisions that will shape the most efficient tax bill for 2017. Ahead of 6 April there is ample opportunity for Britain’s private investors to maximise the potential of their financial strategies for 2017/18.

To examine how UK investors are approaching the coming financial year, IW Capital recently launched its Investor Index 2017. The national survey reveals how investors will manage their investment portfolio over the next 12 months in light of the shock events of 2016, including their attitudes towards Brexit, Theresa May, Donald Trump and record-low interest rates.

To read the report, register as a member of Access 42 – IW Capital’s exclusive SME investor network.

The timely research holds great importance to the nation’s investor community as they prepare for the coming financial year. What’s more, it was also deemed extremely interesting by national and trade press; since its release, the research has been featured in some of the most recognised titles in the financial arena, including:

Moving into the new financial year, demand for tax-efficient investments through the Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) remains high. The latest data shows that since its inception in 1993, 24,500 businesses have raised £14.2 billion of funds through the EIS. Moreover, 3,265 companies raised a total of £1.82 billion under the scheme in 2014-15, a notable rise on the preceding 12 months when 2,840 companies received £1.59 billion of investment.

If you would like to find out how SME investment – and specifically the Enterprise Investment Scheme – could assist your financial strategy in the year ahead, download the IW Capital brochure, here.