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Community Interest Company (CIC)

Glossary item: Community Interest Company (CIC) - Definition

Limited companies, with special additional features, created for the use of people who want to conduct a business or other activity for community benefit, and not purely for private advantage (CIC regulator definition). CIC is a legal form used by many social enterprises.

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  • Government, legal and tax issues