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What Is A Section 83(b) Election?

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Alternative Minimum Tax (AMT)–What Is It?

The alternative minimum tax (the AMT), is an alternative tax regime Congress originally enacted to prevent high income taxpayers from not paying any income tax at all.  The AMT is calculated by first calculating regular, ordinary taxable income, and then adding … Continue reading

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About Our Practice

About Our Practice Startup and emerging companies need to move quickly. Market opportunities are short-lived and cash is generally tight. Entrepreneurs need lawyers who can handle the necessary fast pace and provide a range of services to meet the company’s … Continue reading

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About Stuart Campbell

Stuart Campbell, one of the editors of this blog, is a partner in the Seattle office of DWT. Stuart represents emerging technology and other high-growth companies, advising such clients with respect to their formation, seed, angel and venture capital financings, … Continue reading

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Angel Financing – Issue Common or Preferred Stock?

Founders contemplating an angel financing often ask whether their company should issue common or preferred stock to angel investors. A fundamental difference between the two is that preferred stock has a liquidation preference, which upon a liquidation or sale of the … Continue reading

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