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How do Foundation East CITR shares compare to other Social Investment products

  Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS)  Foundation East Community Investment Tax Relief Shares (CITR)  Social Investment Tax Relief (SITR)
Level of Risk  High Low   Medium
Enterprise Finance Guarantee  No Yes   No
Type of Investors Individuals Individuals and corporate entities  Individuals
Beneficiary Investees Individual high risk small companies  A portfolio of SMEs unable to access mainstream finance  Individual social enterprises 
Minimum Investment Period  3 Years 5 Years 3 Years
Tax Relief  50% of cost of shares 25% of investment made   30% of investment made
Investor Motivation  Financial  Social  Social

 

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