Save as you earn

Save as you earn guidance:

UK tax-advantaged share options are granted under written arrangements which are required to comply with legislative requirements contained in Part 7 and the relevant...

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ARCHIVED: This archived Practice Note provides background reading on the main differences between the SAYE guidance in ESSUM and where it can now be found in ETASSUM. It...

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Companies in both the US and the UK have a long history of involving employees in equity ownership, and both countries have provided tax breaks and implemented other...

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I, [insert full name of option holder], refer to the option over [insert number and class of shares under option] shares of £[insert nominal value of each share under...

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HMRC consists of specialist departments dealing with specific areas of employment related securities (ERS) and share schemes. The specific HMRC department to contact...

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This note covers the following topics: • the law governing save as you earn (SAYE) options • what is an SAYE scheme? • what requirements must be met for an SAYE scheme? •...

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What is a joint venture? A joint venture (JV) is a commercial arrangement entered into by two or more independent parties whereby each party agrees to develop, often for...

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Introduction This legal due diligence questionnaire relates to the proposed purchase by [insert buyer name] (the Buyer) of the entire issued share capital of [insert name...

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Produced in partnership with Ian Murphie of Share Plan Partners Ltd [Letter to be printed on company headed paper] [Insert name of Company] SAYE share option scheme (the...

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[INSERT NAME OF COMPANY] SAYE SHARE OPTION SCHEME (THE SCHEME) EXPLANATORY BOOKLET What is an SAYE share option scheme? Save As You Earn (SAYE) is a special type of share...

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Produced in partnership with Ian Murphie of Share Plan Partners Ltd [Letter to be printed on company headed paper] [insert date] [insert employee’s address] [INSERT NAME...

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Produced in partnership with Ian Murphie of Share Plan Partners Ltd [INSERT NAME OF COMPANY] SAYE share option scheme (the Scheme) Notice of exercise of option To: the...

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Produced in partnership with Ian Murphie of Share Plan Partners Ltd This option certificate is based in part on the HMRC precedent and contains the information required...

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Produced in partnership with Ian Murphie of Share Plan Partners Ltd [Approved by resolution of the shareholders on [insert date of shareholder approval]] Adopted by the...

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FORTHCOMING CHANGE: The Finance Bill 2020 changes the name of entrepreneurs’ relief to business asset disposal relief from 6 April 2020, and also reduces the lifetime...

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This note covers the following topics: • the law governing eligibility for companies to operate a save as you earn (SAYE) scheme • requirements and timing • the aims of...

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This note covers the following topics: • the law governing save as you earn (SAYE) options and corporate events • corporate events which may trigger the exercise of SAYE...

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This Practice Note covers the following topics: • the law governing eligibility to participate in an SAYE scheme • general requirements regarding SAYE participation • who...

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This Practice Note covers the following topics: • the law governing exchange of save as you earn (SAYE) options • exchange of SAYE options ◦ circumstances in which...

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Where an employee is granted a share option under a Schedule 3 SAYE option scheme, the employee benefits from the following tax advantages provided that he exercises the...

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This note covers the following topics: • overall requirements for save as you earn (SAYE) schemes and options • the law governing the requirements for SAYE options • what...

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This note covers the following topics: • the law governing save as you earn (SAYE) scheme self-certification, registration and filing requirements • the HMRC approval...

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The right to exercise save as you earn (SAYE) options is subject to statutory requirements under Schedule 3 of the Income Tax (Earnings and Pensions) Act 2003 (ITEPA...

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Produced in partnership with Sarah Nicholson of Squire Patton Boggs (UK) LLP That: • the [insert name of company] plc [Savings-Related OR Save-As-You-Earn OR Sharesave]...

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Individuals may, at any one time, be employed by more than one employer, usually on a part-time basis for each company. These companies may sit in the same group or may...

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With effect from 6 April 2014, the process for establishing a tax-advantaged share plan (CSOP, SIP and SAYE) changed dramatically. This Practice Note looks at the system...

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