LLC to C Corporation Conversions – Tax Consequences for Investors

I had my first LLC investment decide to convert to a C Corporation in 2019. Today’s post will cover my personal experience handling that conversion and what the potential tax implications are for investors when a conversion occurs.

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Three Ways the U.S. Gives Tax Relief for Investing in Startups

While startups are very risky, the U.S. provides three key tax benefits for startup investors to make early-stage investments more enticing. Learn all about Section 1202, 1045, and 1244 as well as other key tax considerations for startup investments.

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The Five Tax Questions Every Startup Investor Should Answer

Taxes are generally the last thing on the minds of most startup investors. Find out some of the key tax implications of investing in startups.

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The Reason You Should Record Your Crowdfunding Investment Fees

Are you keeping track of investment fees each time you make a crowdfunding investment? We discuss the potential tax savings of keeping track of investment fees and our recommended tool for tracking these fees across a startup portfolio.

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Overview of SEC’s Proposed Updates to Reg CF and Exempt Offering Framework

On March 4, 2020, the SEC proposed major updates to Regulation Crowdfunding and other exempt offering frameworks to increase access to capital while preserving and enhancing important investor protections. This article reviews the proposed changes to Reg CF and the potential impact on both investors and issuers.

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SEC Proposes Updates to the Accredited Investor Definition

The SEC proposed updates that would amend the definition of an accredited investor and expand the number of people and entities that qualify. Learn more about the proposed updates and what the potential impact could be on crowdfunding investors and the industry.

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Accredited Investor – Overview and History

The Accredited Investor definition is a cornerstone of Regulation D and an objective way for issuers to identify potential investors for private offerings. Learn all about the history of the term, what it is, and why it came to be.

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2019 Equity Crowdfunding Year in Review Data

2019 US Equity Crowdfunding Stats – Year in Review

As we ring in the new year, it’s worth reflecting on the equity crowdfunding market and some of the key milestones that were achieved in 2019, and what 2020 may bring for investors and startups.

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Republic.co Crowdfunding Review

Republic Review and Platform Walkthrough (VIDEO)

A complete review of the Republic crowdfunding platform for investors and startups. Compare fees, deal flow, and more, including a website walkthrough.

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StartEngine Review and Platform Walkthrough (VIDEO)

A complete review of the StartEngine platform for investors and startups. Compare fees, deal flow, and more, including an in-depth website walkthrough.

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