Community share interest tax-free?

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New measure means that a certain amount of income from interest in a year will be tax free. For lower-rate taxpayers that will be £1000

700 new members in 2 months

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We’re delighted to say that community energy projects we have been working with have added 700 members in the last 2 months from all across the UK.

Join our team

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We are looking for an experienced and qualified accountant to join our team in Shrewsbury on a part-time basis (3 days/week).

Share offer closing dates moved forward

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The treasury have announced that Social Investment Tax Relief will not replace Enterprise Investment Scheme for community energy projects with almost immediate effect.   This means that members of community energy projects will be ineligible for the tax reliefs of SEIS, EIS and SITR for shares issued from November 30th 2015 (where projects are also… Read more »

Heartland turbines complete

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Battling against wind and snow, Heartland’s fabulous installation team have managed to get both turbines up on the site in mid-Scotland.

Tax relief changes- projects need your support

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The treasury have announced the removal of Enterprise Investment Scheme tax relief for community energy projects with almost immediate effect – and will not be replacing it with Social Investment Tax Relief, as promised. This means that members of community energy projects will be ineligible for the tax reliefs of SEIS, EIS and SITR for shares issued… Read more »

New share offers

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In defiance of the bad news over Feed-in Tariffs, there are some great new share offers launching this month from Societies who have managed to pre-accredit their projects. We’ve been proud to support Nadder Community Energy who are installing over 400kW of solar in Wiltshire, and news will be coming soon of share offers from Carmarthenshire Energy and… Read more »

Information for new projects – registering for FiTs

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Sharenergy have written a brief guide for people developing new projects which may be impacted by some forthcoming government changes. This practical guide is aimed at supporting groups with the process and time-scales involved in getting your project on the relevant Ofgem systems for pre-accreditation and pre-registration. It has been completed to supplement rather than… Read more »