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Overview of section 12J

Designed to encourage individual and corporate investors to invest in a range of private companies.

 

  • 100% tax deductible.
  • Available to individuals, corporates and trusts.
  • Held for a minimum period of 5 years.
  • Investors receive a section 12J investment certificate.
  • All forms of taxable income:capital gain, salary, bonus, interest etc.

 

Qualifying Investors

Investors have been successful in obtaining their tax relief/refunds. The process has been seamless through the use of the SARS e-filing system.

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Value proposition for investors

  • Opportunity to invest in venture capital opportunities.
  • Potential for higher yields on identified opportunities in respect of growth prospects.
  • Tax deduction for the amount invested into the VCC from your taxable income.
  • Further tax benefits in respect of realisation of investments.
  • Strong governance and expertise provided by the VCC Board.
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Who qualifies to invest into the VCC?

  • Any taxpayer (includes individuals, companies, trusts).
  • Excludes any connected person in relation to the VCC.
  • Investment in VCC has to be for a minimum of 5 years.
  • General Income Tax and Capital Gains Tax (CGT) rules apply in respect of VCC shares (gains taxed @ CGT inclusion rates).
  • The investment will be separately identifiable through a separate class of shares issued by the VCC.
  • Investors are entitled to an Income Tax deduction equal to the value incurred during the tax year in which the investment is made.
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Fee structure

Each investment will be valued separately and assessed on its own merits and financial forecasts. The VCC will charge the following fees for each investment made:

 

  • Investment arrangement fee: Up to 8% of the investment value on the date of the transaction.
  • Annual fund management fee: Up to 5% of the investment value.
  • Investment realisation fee: Up to 10% of the market value of the investment after 5 years from the investment date.

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