Government proposes tax free dividends for EIS investors

Government proposes tax free dividends for EIS investors

The government is consulting on introducing a new Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) structure with potential additional incentives to attract investment into knowledge-intensive companies. This follows the government's Patient Capital Review last year which found that knowledge-intensive companies, which typically have a high research and development expenditure and strong intellectual property, struggle to attract the capital they need to grow and scale up.

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