What Is the Rule 701 Exemption?
Rule 701 allows qualifying private companies to avoid the expense of providing some financial disclosures. Here’s what founders and employees should know.
What Is the Section 83(b) Election? A Guide for Startup Founders
A Section 83(b) election is a short letter you send to the IRS to clarify how you want to be taxed on your equity. Learn how it can affect your tax bill.
Single-Trigger vs. Double-Trigger Acceleration: What's the Difference?
Single-trigger and double-trigger acceleration happen when specific events cause the vesting schedule of an equity grant to speed up. Learn more.
What Is Form 3921? A Guide for Startups Issuing ISOs
Form 3921 is an important IRS tax form that must be filed if employees exercised Incentive Stock Options (ISOs) in the last tax year. Learn how to file it.
C-Corp vs. LLC: What's the Difference?
As a startup founder weighing whether to form a C-corp vs. LLC, you’ll need to consider tax consequences, regulatory requirements, and more. Read on.
What Is the Alternative Minimum Tax (AMT)?
The Alternative Minimum Tax (AMT) exists parallel to the regular income tax system. Taxpayers who earn above a certain amount may need to pay it. Read more.
How Are Stock Options Taxed?
In choosing whether or when to exercise stock options, tax implications play a role. But different types of stock options are taxed differently. Read more.
What Is ASC 718?
The basic purpose of ASC 718 is to outline how companies should expense equity awards in their income statements. Here’s what else you should know.
What Is Qualified Small-Business Stock (QSBS)?
Qualified small-business stock (QSBS) is intended to promote investment in startups by means of a powerful tax benefit. Read more to see if you qualify.
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