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New Law to Ease Tax Treatment of Stock Options for Startup Employees

By | Startup Law

The House of Representatives passed a bill that would allow startup employees to defer the tax owed on exercised stock options for up to seven years. The bill, H.R. 5719: Empowering Employees through Stock Ownership Act, would go a long way to support the startup ecosystem by making it easier for employees of private companies to hold on to valuable but illiquid stock.

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