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Employee shareholders

09 November 2016

With effect from 1 September 2013, the Government has introduced a new tax efficient way for employees to share in the growth of their employers – employee shareholder status.

This new status involves giving up certain employment rights in return for shares with favourable tax treatment.

This Inbrief considers the various issues and steps involved in adopting this new type of employment status, and how it might affect the range of incentives employers have to choose from.

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