A taxing issue: How do you solve a problem like coronavirus for VCTs and EIS?

A question of value for growth investors

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Investors in tax advantaged products, such as VCTs and EIS, will soon be assessing their options as 31 January brings tax planning front of mind once again. But is there an elephant in the room this year?

Coronavirus has dramatically impacted the economy where we have seen not only small- to medium-sized enterprises struggling, but also high street names and commercial heavyweights hitting the headlines on a daily basis. The Chancellor has been fighting a relentless battle distributing financial support to try to keep businesses alive. How then do investors reconcile events of the past year and settle upon their strategy to find profitable and rewarding investments? As the tax advantaged investment arena is positioned within the smaller companies universe, sorting out the likely winner...

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