What's Included?

  • What is the Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme.
  • Which companies qualify.

  • Explanation of the tax benefits.
  • How to get HMRC advance assurance.
  • What does the application process entail.

Everything an entrepreneur needs to know about the SEIS.


If you are an entrepreneur with an idea or an early stage qualifying company, this guide will be able to help you understand the SEIS for a company. The Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS) and the Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) allows small start-up high risk companies raise equity finance.

Our eBook will save you valuable time and expense to get your  company approved by HMRC and more importantly, able to raise finance.

Frequently Asked Questions

My company hasn't begun trading, when can I apply for SEIS?

A company does not need to be trading to apply for SEIS, however the money raised will need to be used for the research and development or in the preparation to conduct a qualifying trade.

How long does it take HMRC to approve my application?

HMRC typically takes 45 days to come back regarding an application. However, if HMRC has any questions this can prolong the process, these questions tend to relate to the companies qualifying status. Be sure to include aleast a sentance or two, in your cover letter indicating how the company meets each qualifying condition.

What if the ebook doesn't answer all my questions?

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