Richard Palmer

Associate Tax Director at Grant Thornton UK LLP
http://www.grant-thornton.co.uk

 

 

My background is in UK corporate tax, but I particularly specialise in the following areas;

 

EIS and Venture Capital tax schemes

 

Advising companies on using the Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) to raise equity, including advice on structuring, HMRC Advance Assurance applications and compliance issues. I also advise on Venture Capital Trusts and Seed EIS (SEIS).

 

Creative Industries Tax credits

 

I advise on tax credits claimed by Film Production companies, and similar production companies claiming credits for high-end television, animation, and children's programmes as well as for video game development.

 

Public Private Partnerships

 

I advise on direct tax issues to public sector bodies and private sector bidders for PPP projects and similar projects, including in respect of the Private Finance Initiative (PFI).