Thursday, October 20, 2016

TechCrunch: Finally, legislation to support startups

The Empowering Employees through Stock Ownership Act was a pivotal piece of legislation recently passed by the House of Representatives (read our primer on the bill). The legislation gives private company employees the ability to choose to defer the tax obligations applicable when exercising non-qualified stock options for up to 5 years if certain conditions are met. In this article, Bobby Franklin of NVCA breaks down why the legislation is so important.


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