Tag Archives: Excise Tax

“Golden Parachute Payment” Taxes Excessively Hard On Founders

Suppose you are the founder of a hot startup. You and your other co-founders have worked hard. You’ve been at it for years. And now, you have finally gotten what you have been working for. A healthy buyout offer. The … Continue reading

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DOR Excise Tax Advisory on Paymasters

The Washington Department of Revenue’s Draft Excise Tax Advisory on Paymasters … Will This Affect You? The Washington Department of Revenue (DOR) is revisiting the taxable/non-taxable status of paymasters. There is no expressed statutory exemption or deduction for paymasters; however, … Continue reading

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New, Higher Tax Proposals Floating Around Olympia

By Joe Wallin In 2010, Washington voters resoundingly rejected adopting an income tax (I-1098) on individuals earning more than $200,000 per year, or couples earning more than $400,000. However, the issue is once again potentially alive. Tucked deep in Governor Gregoire’s … Continue reading

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