This article briefly discusses Washington state's recent efforts to adopt a state equity crowdfunding law pending the full legalization of nationwide equity crowdfunding, as well as the possibility of others states adopting their own equity...
This article discusses the "startup visa" provisions in Congress' recent draft comprehensive immigration reform bill.
This article discusses the importance of drawing up some sort of collaboration agreement among team members participating in Startup Weekend- or hackathon-type events, and the potential consequences if a basic framework of rights is not established...
This article briefly discusses the issues that arise with tax liabilities in relation to the matter of startup stock value.
This article briefly discusses a couple of the issues that face big data companies in the area of privacy law, and points out the increasing difficulty such companies will face from increase governmental regulation.
This article discusses the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court's ruling recognizing a confidential relationship between co-workers and privileged communications between them, which the SJC termed "work spouses".
This article briefly discusses the consequences of electing Subchapter S taxation for corporations and particularly startups.
An S-Corp isn't a different kind of entity, it's a federal tax election that applies to the the corporation you've already set up. It can be a great way to save some money on taxes, but you've got to make sure you qualify, that's the catch.
Last week in Part 1 of this two-part post I discussed what an 83(b) election is and walked through one particular situation in which someone should make that election. In this installment, I'll go through an example in which it doesn't make good...
What’s an 83(b) election, and when is it a good thing to do? Great question, and one every entrepreneur, founder, contractor, or anyone else trading work for equity should know the answer to.