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Silicon Valley Likes Section 1045 Exchanges: Rollovers of Gain from QSBS

Silicon Valley Likes Section 1045 Exchanges: Rollovers of Gain from QSBS

If you are in startup land, you should know about 1045 exchanges. What this means is, if you sell qualified small business stock which you have held for more than 6 months, you can rollover your gain by buying more qualified small business stock. Here's why Silicon Valley likes Section 1045 exchanges.

S Corporations Founder Stock Benefit

Setting up an S Corporation? Watch Out How It Affects Your Founder Stock

Thinking of setting up an S Corporation? If you are starting a business, be careful not to rush to set your company up as an S corporation without first considering the qualified small business stock benefit. Here's why.

Pass-Through Entities: New 20 Percent Qualified Business Income (QBI) Deduction

Pass-Through Entities: New 20 Percent Qualified Business Income (QBI) Deduction

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) added a new tax deduction for owners of pass-through entities – a 20 percent deduction of qualified business income (QBI) from a qualified trade or business. Here's what this means, who qualifies, and the limitations.

Stock Option Grant Checklist

Employer’s Legal Guide to Stock Option Grants [Checklist]

If you want to grant stock options to employees, you want to take the time to do this right. To help, we put together this stock option grant checklist.

LLC vs. C Corporation

Choice of Entity: LLC vs. C Corporation

LLC vs. C Corporation tax advantages and disadvantages: The pros and cons of doing business as a C corporation versus an LLC taxed as a partnership.

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The Startup’s Guide to Hiring a Lawyer

Every startup will eventually need legal counsel — it’s part of doing business. From setting up your organization to managing sales contracts, finding the right lawyer is key.

Legal Guide to Revenue Loans

Startup lawyer Joe Wallin discusses revenue loans, an alternative financing instrument that helps businesses fund their growth.

4 Things to Know About VCs and Non-Disclosure Agreements

Before handing over information, your co-founder demands VCs sign an NDA. Here are four things you need to know about VCs and non-disclosure agreements.