A TAMS II scheme for tillage farmers, the Tillage Capital Investment Scheme, came into operation on March 8, 2017 and will close for applications on December 31, 2020. Eligible expenditure and will be paid at a rate of 40% up to the applicable maximum investment ceiling of €80,000 per holding. With a registered partnership, the maximum eligible investment ceiling will be increased to €160,000.
The minimum amount eligible for approval under this Scheme is €2,000 per application.
To avail of the grant, a minimum of 15ha of eligible crops declared under the Basic Payment Scheme, or equivalent, in the year of application or previous year is required.