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The Unbearable Lightness (of Being an LLC)

I had a client press me recently about converting from an LLC (taxed as a partnership) to a corporation.  The client had been considering raising money from angels and wanted to grant traditional corporate-style stock option to employees. I suggested … Continue reading

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LLC Compensatory Equity Awards – Complex and Difficult

By Joe Wallin and Dan Wright of Clark Nuber Question Is it more complex to make a compensatory equity grant from an LLC (taxed as a partnership) than from a corporation? Answer Yes Granting service providers an equity interest in … Continue reading

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Can An S Corporation Issue Qualified Small Business Stock?

I am the founder of a company.  If I formed my startup as an S corporation, can I convert it to a C corporation before the end of this year and still get 1202 status for my founder stock? Answer: … Continue reading

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Incorporating an LLC

By Joe Wallin and Scott Usher of Bader Martin, P.S. It is not uncommon for founders to start their companies as LLCs and then want to or need to incorporate or convert to a corporation later. Incorporating an LLC does … Continue reading

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12 Reasons For A Startup Not To Be An LLC

Very seldom in our lives do we need to make 4,000 decisions in rapid succession. Welcome to the life of the owner of a startup. As decisions are made, founders often find themselves asking, “Can this seemingly mundane decision later … Continue reading

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