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Tax advantages for new businesses

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What does this involve?

Your new business could cut its tax bill by applying for various tax allowances and reliefs. Learn more in the free Business Gateway guide to tax advantages for new businesses.

Our quick guide gives a brief overview of:

  • capital allowances
  • tax exemptions for equipment lent to employees
  • tax relief and credits for research and development
  • the Enterprise Investment Scheme – which gives tax relief to investors in small businesses

Am I eligible?

Yes, if you are thinking about starting, or already run, a business in Scotland.

What does this cost?

This is a free and impartial service.

Who is this for?

Any potential start-up or new business based in Scotland.

How long does this take?

Spend 2 minutes finding out about tax advantages for new businesses.

Important information

Capital allowances are available to all businesses – sole trader, self-employed person, partnership, company or other organisation that pays Corporation Tax. The age of the business is not a factor.

Next steps

Visit the Business Gateway website for more advice on tax advantages for new businesses.

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