“The Government’s New Green Technology Challenge: A Tax Break for Your Company?”
The EIC presents a seminar on The Government’s New Green Technology Challenge: A Tax Break for Your Company?, 10.30am – 12.30pm, Thursday 23rd May 2002, at ET 2002, National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham.
Did you know that the Government is planning to launch (following a long campaign by the Environmental Industries Commission) a new “Green Technology Challenge” tax incentive for companies purchasing a range of environmental technologies?
The seminar is designed for both suppliers and users of environmental technology to tell you all you need to know about:
- What the Green Technology Challenge tax incentive is
- What technologies it will cover
- How it can make/save your company money
THE GREEN TECHNOLOGY CHALLENGE
The Green Technology Challenge tax incentive will provide first-year capital allowances to companies which invest in specific environmental technologies. They will focus on
- Reducing water use and improve water quality
- Tackling climate change through energy-saving technologies
- Cleaner road fuels and vehicles
THE BENEFITS OF THE SEMINAR
This tailored seminar on the Green Technology Challenge will:
- Hear direct from Treasury officials on how the tax incentives will work
- Set out all the detail you need about whether your technology will qualify and how to apply
- Ensure you understand how your company can claim the tax incentives for investments
- Explain how the specific criteria for water quality and climate change technologies will apply
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
All companies selling or purchasing environmental technologies, or advising environmental performance, need to make sure they understand how these new tax incentives will impact on their business and their clients. The seminar is, therefore, designed for:
- Companies Purchasing Environmental Technologies and Services
- Environmental Technology Providers
- Environmental Consultancies
10.30 – Registration
10.40 – Chairman’s Introduction
10.50 – Andrew Field , Environment Tax Team, HM Treasury
What is the Green Technology Challenge and how can you claim a tax incentive for your company’s technology?
11.20 – Blaise Marin, Head of Tax, Gouldens
How can purchasers of environmental technology claim the tax incentive
11.45 – Panel of Speakers: Andy Lewry, BRE; XXX, AEA Technology Environment; Andrew Field; Blaise Marin
How will the specific criteria for climate change and water quality?
The content and timing of this programme or identity of the speakers may change for reasons beyond the control of the Environmental Industries Commission Ltd.
The Green Technology Challenge, Thursday, 23 May 2002
Registration forms are available from:
To: Environmental Industries Commission Ltd, 45 Weymouth Street, London W1G 8ND. Tel : 020 7935 1675, Fax : 020 7486 3455
THE ENVIRONMENTAL INDUSTRIES COMMISSION
With over 200 Member Companies the Environmental Industries Commission (EIC) is the lead association promoting and supporting the development of a strong, competitive UK environmental technology and services sector.
"EIC is unquestionably a very dynamic and successful element in the industry of the future…I wish that all sectors of industry were as pressing and demanding…EIC has an important role to play in placing the environment at the heart of Government decision making."
Rt Hon Michael Meacher MP
Minister for the Environment
For further information about EIC please contact EIC's Marketing Manager on Tel: 0207 486 9566 or visit our website at www.eic-uk.co.uk