Information relating to ESOPs in Europe

Private Company Employee Equity Incentives

It is well established that publicly listed companies have a variety of arrangements in place to enable their employees to buy or receive shares in the company. This may range from plans that entitle senior management to receive free shares at the end of a defined period if certain performance conditions are met, to plans […]

Ireland – ESOP / APSS Plan tax and taxation

Ireland – Employee Share Ownership Plans ESOP / SAYE / RSU / APSS plan tax and taxation rules are defined by legislation that is administered by The Revenue Commissioners.  Companies and employees can benefit from certain share plan types that may be ‘tax free’ or ‘tax efficient’ to both. The details on this page are current as […]

UK – Employee Share Ownership Plans & Types

UK – employee share ownership is encouraged and supported by government initiatives and is widely welcomed by employees and unions. Employee share schemes are widespread in private companies and public companies and have grown exponentially to nearly 80% of FTSE 100 companies and over two million UK employees holding shares or options through a tax-advantaged schemes. […]

Ireland – Employee Share Ownership Plans & Types

Ireland – employee share ownership is encouraged and supported by government initiatives and is widely welcomed by employees and unions. Companies and employees can avail of certain share plans that may be ‘tax free’ or ‘tax efficient’ to both parties. In particular, schemes offer a variety of advantages as follows: A cost-effective way to of reward […]

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