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Verrill Dana LLP

Lawyers on Tap: Tap Tips for Entity Formation and Taxation

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In this episode of Verrill Voices: Lawyers on Tap, Verrill Dana attorneys Jennifer Green and Jonathan Dunitz discuss the importance of entity formation to the overall success of a brewery business, and the differences between...more

Fenwick & West LLP

What Private Companies & Investors Should Know About Qualified Small Business Stock

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Only certain types of companies qualify under the QSBS rules which are laid out by a statute that aims to encourage entrepreneurial ventures. In this video series, Fenwick tax partner Will Skinner discusses the QSBS rules...more

McDermott Will & Emery

The Impact of Tax Reform on Private Equity and M&A Transactions

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Now that the 2017 tax reform act is law, private equity and M&A professionals must grapple with its sweeping changes and reconcile the new provisions with how they do business. This On the Subject summarizes important...more

Allen Matkins

Negotiating Permits?

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The title of yesterday’s post may have been a bit recondite for some readers as I never directly mentioned negotiating permits in the post. Therefore, today’s post will back up a bit and fill in some of the missing pieces....more

Dickinson Wright

Minimizing Federal Income Tax on Sale of Qualified Small Business Stock

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A taxpayer who is considering the sale of certain stock may have the opportunity to exclude or defer part or all of the gain on such sale. To be eligible for the exclusion or deferral, such stock must be “qualified small...more

Foley & Lardner LLP

Exclusion for Qualified Small Business Stock

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The Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act, passed in December 2015, extended an often overlooked provision of the tax code with the potential to provide significant savings to small business owners and non-corporate...more

Taylor English Duma LLP

Qualified Small Business Stock

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Entrepreneurs and angel investors often ask whether an investment in a particular start-up will qualify as “qualified small business stock” for purposes of Section 1202 of the Internal Revenue Code (the “IRC”). ...more

McCarter & English, LLP

An Emerging Trend in Early-Stage Company Financing? – After Years of Growing Ubiquity of Convertible Notes, a Return to Priced...

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After years of increasing acceptance of and reliance on convertible note financings as a mechanism for funding early-stage companies, we have noted a clear emerging trend away from such transactions (and others like them,...more

Polsinelli

Small Business Investors Can Save Big with New IRS Code Amendments

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Recent amendments to the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (the Code) have significantly expanded the opportunity for tax savings under Section 1202. Section 1202, which was originally added to the Code in 1993, provides relief...more

Lane Powell PC

Rethinking Choice of Entity — Section 1202 Stock

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We tax advisors spend plenty of time assessing whether a particular business is better suited operating as a flowthrough entity or as a tax-paying “C corporation.” Flow-through entities generally include sole...more

Foley Hoag LLP

A "PATH" to Substantial Tax Savings: Qualified Small Business Stock

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In the early 1990s, Congress enacted the qualified small business stock (“QSBS”) rules to incentivize equity investments in certain corporations. The QSBS rules reduce the effective federal income tax rate on the gain...more

Snell & Wilmer

Incorporating a Partnership to Take Advantage of the Qualified Small Business Stock Rules (Update)

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This is an update to a 2013 Legal Alert by Bahar Schippel and Bill Kastin titled: Excluding 100% of Gain From the Sale of Qualified Small Business Stock Acquired in 2013. Among the tax breaks included under the...more

Morrison & Foerster LLP

Recent Changes Make Permanent the 100% Exclusion of Eligible Gain from Sales of Section 1202 “Qualified Small Business Stock”

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Impact of New Legislation - The Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015 (the “PATH Act”) has amended Section 1202 of the Code to permanently extend the 100% exclusion for eligible gain on sales of qualified small...more

Butler Snow LLP

Tremendous Tax Savings Opportunity for Certain Investors with the PATH Act

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Recent statutory amendments enacted as part of the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015 (the “PATH Act”) should prompt entrepreneurs to reconsider whether a C corporation may be a better choice of entity than a...more

Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP

Tax Advantages for Angel Investors

Angel investors should be excited about recent legislative changes that are likely to improve the overall after-tax returns on their investment portfolios. As a result of the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act (PATH),...more

Mintz Levin

Tax Law Changes Favorable to Venture Capital and Private Equity Investors

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The “Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes” (PATH) Act was recently signed into law, and two provisions in particular benefit venture capital, private equity, and other investors owning or planning to purchase a corporation....more

K&L Gates LLP

Tax Exclusions for Sale of Stock Issued by Qualified Small Business Corporations Becomes Permanent — At Least Temporarily

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Over the past several years, Congress has sought to incentivize investment in small businesses by allowing taxpayers to exclude gains in certain small business stock sales. Gradually, Congress continued to increase these...more

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

100 Percent Exclusion for Qualified Small Business Stock Finally Made Permanent

Among the many “tax extenders” in the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015 (PATH Act, Division Q of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2016, P.L. 114-113, enacted December 18, 2015) is a permanent extension of...more

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

Recent Legislation Permanently Extends Important Tax Planning Opportunity for Investors in Small Businesses

Legislation signed by President Obama on December 18, 2015, makes permanent a U.S. federal income tax exclusion from gross income of 100 percent of the gain recognized by non-corporate taxpayers on the sale or exchange of...more

Cooley LLP

Alert: PATH Act Gives Tax Benefits to Emerging Growth Companies and Investors

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On December 18, 2015, as part of passing an omnibus spending bill for fiscal year 2016, President Obama signed into law the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015 (the "PATH Act"). The PATH Act extends, in some cases...more

Williams Mullen

PATH Act Extends Key Tax Provisions for Businesses and Individuals; Many Extenders Made Permanent

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On December 18, 2015, the President signed into law the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015, HR 2029, PL 114-113 (the “PATH Act”), which extends or makes permanent over fifty (50) expiring tax provisions relating...more

Perkins Coie

Capital Gains Tax Exclusion for Certain New Investments in Small Businesses Made Permanent

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President Obama signed into law the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015 (the PATH Act) on December 18, 2015. Among other provisions, the PATH Act provides that the 100 percent exclusion from gross income of...more

McCarter & English, LLP

Qualified Small Business Stock Tax Incentives Made Permanent

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What happened? On December 18, Congress passed and the President signed into law the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015 (the “PATH Act”), a measure that, among other things, retroactively renews, extends and...more

Latham & Watkins LLP

Congress Permanently Extends Capital Gains Exclusion for Qualified Small Business Stock

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Tax law change is good news for non-corporate investors. On December 18, 2015, President Obama signed the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015 (the PATH Act) into law. The PATH Act retroactively renews and...more

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

100% QSBS Exclusion Soon to be Made Permanent

The Protecting Americans From Tax Hikes Act of 2015 (the "PATH Act"), expected to be soon passed by Congress and signed into law by President Obama, permanently extends the 100% exclusion for gain recognized on the sale of...more

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