Chiene + Tait, one of Scotland’s leading accountancy firms, has forged a new and unique relationship with LINC Scotland, the national association for business angels in Scotland, to provide specialist tax relief advice to members. The service will provide both new and experienced investors technical and helpful solutions to investment queries, enabling greater growth in Scotland’s entrepreneurial sector.
Neil Norman, Director of Corporate Tax and the firm’s Entrepreneurial Group Leader, will work closely with LINC Scotland members to provide a dedicated service offering expert EIS and SEIS tax advice on investment queries.
As an entrepreneurial tax expert, Neil is already involved with several established business angel syndicates and is a Board Advisor to the recently formed EOS syndicate in St Andrews. He comments:
“We are committed to assisting LINC in furthering Scotland’s potential for investment and growth in exciting young businesses. Our team has considerable experience in helping entrepreneurs achieve equity investment and using funds to build successful, profitable companies. We hope to assist syndicates and investors through offering a dedicated service, providing technical and practical advice to ensure that deals can proceed smoothly and maximum tax reliefs claimed.”
LINC Scotland is the national association for business angels in Scotland. Members include individual investors and many established angel groups and syndicates. The association aims to support and improve the functioning of the local business angel market and facilitates introductions between investors and entrepreneurs, stimulating growth in Scotland’s entrepreneurial market.
Over 700 angels in Scotland invest over £70 million a year in entrepreneurs enabling Scotland to boast a highly successful angel network.
Chiene + Tait draws on a wealth of experience and knowledge in offering advice to syndicates, individual angels and entrepreneurs seeking investment. Our Entrepreneurial Group can advise on the key issues for start-ups and those seeking to invest, specifically identifying and obtaining tax reliefs on investments. We have extensive experience in supporting companies from the initial start-up phase, through growth to exit.