Update: The IRS recently released guidance related to the 20% QBI deduction. In this article we dig into the concept of aggregation and what it means for owners of multiple related businesses.
Starting a new business can mean lower-than-usual income until things get up and running. So can taking off time to travel or care for a loved one. Make the most of a low-income year by having the government help you fund your IRA with the Saver’s Credit.
An employee who receives equity-based compensation may have to pay tax when they receive or exercise stock or options, but the terms of the grant (such as a vesting period) may not allow them to exercise the option and/or sell the shares until a later date, leaving the employee with a tax bill and no way to liquidate their options to pull together the cash to pay the taxes due. The new Section 83(i) election aims to resolve this timing difference.
While the IRS hasn’t issued final regulations on how crowdfunding arrangements should be taxed, we review the guidelines that can be followed to make sure you stay on the right track.
An 83(b) election can be an extremely useful tool to minimize the tax burden on an entrepreneur or team member at a startup who is compensated, at least in part, in stock or ownership interest in the company. We explore a few examples of how this election can make a big difference to a taxpayer’s bottom line.
Starting a new company can involve a lot of filings and registrations that you might not even have known existed, and it can get a little overwhelming. The flow chart will help you make sure you touch all of the bases and nothing falls through the cracks.