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Make crowdfunding tax-friendly for startups

This would widen funding options, which are a critical part of a vibrant entrepreneurship ecosystem.

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FOR startups, capital injection is critical to kick-start a business proposal or fuel expansion, yet funding barriers are often cited as one of their challenges.

While traditional financing options such as micro loans, government-backed grants and debt financing schemes exist, more startups are seeking alternative sources of financing.

One such source is crowdfunding - the practice of raising funds to finance a specific project or business proposal, usually through the Internet from a large number of individuals. In return for their contributions, these individuals could receive a reward or asset.

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