Tag: IRC 409a/ASC 718

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Don’t Put Off Hiring Just Because You’re Fundraising

Hiring people and raising money are two of the most important challenges that start-ups face.  Neither task is a one-time undertaking, and in the current …

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IRC 409A: It’s Not Just About Tax

IRC 409A became part of the tax code on January 1, 2009.  So, what have we learned in recent years*? One of the biggest surprises …

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Three Best Practices in Valuation for Companies Planning an IPO

A number of Teknos client companies complete an IPO every year and we thought that it would be worthwhile to share the best practices that …

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Three Common Stock Transactions That May Affect Your IRC §409A Valuation

In the past, common stockholders had to wait for a company to complete an IPO or to be acquired in order to sell their shares.  …

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Six Mistakes to Avoid When Issuing Common Stock Options

Whether you are part of an up-and-coming start-up or a more established company, you’ve probably faced challenges recruiting in the technology job market.  Companies need …

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Does Crowdfunding Affect IRC §409A Valuation?

Crowdfunding has become an extremely popular way for young companies to raise capital.  While not all of this crowdfunding is used to capitalize startup companies …

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Think That the IRS Doesn’t Care About IRC §409A? Think Again.

The US Court of Federal Claims ruled that §409A of the Internal Revenue Code applies to stock options which were issued at a discount, upholding …

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Why Is Our Stock Option Price So High?

If you are an executive or a director of a private company, then you probably have heard about IRC 409A.  And you probably also know …

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How Changes in Regulation Have Driven Stock Option Prices

If you are an executive or a director of a private company, then you probably have heard about IRC 409A.[1]  And you probably also know …

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