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Finance Act 2014

Section 49: Share Incentive Plans: Increase in Maximum Annual Awards Etc

2.Subsections (1) to (4) amend Schedule 2 of the Income Tax (Earnings and Pensions) Act 2003 (ITEPA) to increase the maximum value of the SIP free shares that can be awarded to an employee each year from £3,000 to £3,600; and the maximum amount of an employee’s salary that can be used to purchase SIP partnership shares each year from £1,500 to £1,800. These changes took effect from 6 April 2014.

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