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Guidance on the Income Tax treatment of Employee Shareholder shares

This guide gives details on the Income Tax treatment of Employee Shareholder shares.

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Guidance on the Income Tax treatment of Employee Shareholder shares

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Employee Shareholder Status (ESS) is an employment status, introduced on 1 September 2013. As of 1 December 2016, the tax benefits of ESS will not be available to new entrants. The government will legislate to close the status itself to new entrants at the next legislative opportunity.

Published 29 August 2013
Last updated 23 November 2016 + show all updates
  1. Guidance has been updated due to Autumn Statement 2016 announcement.
  2. First published.