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Do I have to make a Section 83(b) election?

Q:   I just exercised a vested stock option.  Do I now have to make a Section 83(b) election? A:   No, unless your company’s stock option plan documents contain unusual or atypical provisions.  Typically you do not have to make a … Continue reading

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Stock Option Exercise Checklist

Congratulations, you’ve gotten your company off the ground.  You’ve incorporated, issued founder shares and filed 83(b) elections, adopted a stock option plan, granted stock options, and been working on your business for a while.  Now an employee who has been … Continue reading

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What’s Better For An Equity Incentive–Restricted Stock or A Stock Option?

Early stage companies frequently want to bring on key hires and incentivize them with equity, but do not know what type of equity award is the best from a tax perspective to both the employee and the company.  There are … Continue reading

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