Do you want to invest in a start-up? Or maybe you have an innovative idea that you need funding for?

Two new tax incentives designed to make investing in Australian start-ups more attractive started on 1 July 2016.

2016_07_AUS - Boosting startup investment

Who will benefit?

The tax incentives will benefit:

  • innovative companies
  • investors
  • venture capital funds.

What are the tax incentives?

Incentive one

Tax breaks will be given to investors who support innovative startups, including:

  • A 20% non-refundable tax offset on investment capped at $200,000 per investor, per year.
  • Modified capital gains tax for qualifying investments held for at least 12 months and less than ten years.

Incentive two

New arrangements for Venture Capital Limited Partnerships will:

  • improve access to capital
  • make investing in venture capital more user-friendly
  • make investing internationally competitive.

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