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IRS 83(b) Election - Startup Stock Tax Savings
IRS 83(b) Election: Save Taxes on Early-Stage Stock
The 83(b) tax election can save you many thousands of dollars, but there's a short window of time to [...]
Equity Compensation Plans: 4 Alternatives to Stock Options - Equity-Based Compensation Plans
Equity Compensation: 4 Alternatives to Stock Options
Equity compensation is popular for both companies and employees, but the most well-known method—aw [...]
Profits Interest LLC - Motivate Employees with a Share of Company Profits
Profits Interest: How LLC Owners Can Grant Employees a Piece of the Pie
Profits interest allows employees to share in company profits. It's a popular alternative to stock o [...]
Can an LLC Issue Stocks? How LLCs Can Use Equity Based Compensation
Can an LLC Issue Stock?

How to take advantage of equity compensation with an LLC.

Top 5 Advantages of an LLC - Should You Form an LLC?
Top 5 LLC Advantages for Your Business
You should consider forming an LLC if you want to save on taxes and gain added protection for your p [...]
Johnathan Tuttle - Small Business Spotlight
Small Business Spotlight: Entrepreneur Jonathan Tuttle on Building a Recession-Proof Career

Tuttle discusses how the 2009 recession led him to pursue his current entrepreneurial directions.

Startup law: 5 tips for smartly setting up your startup
5 Legal Considerations for Your Illinois Startup
It’s time to get your Illinois startup off the ground. So let’s look at five legal consideration [...]
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Six Money-Saving Tax Tips for the Self-Employed
Self-employed people and freelancers are leaving money on the table by not maximizing allowable tax [...]
Tax Saving Method for Small Businesses and Freelancers: Take S-Corp Distributions Instead of Large Salaries
Many freelancers, small business owners, and entrepreneurs are leaving a lucrative tax strategy on t [...]