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VPTax announces membership with RSM US Alliance
Press Release: VPTax announces membership with RSM US Alliance – VPTax will have access to global resources through RSM US Alliance while maintaining their independence and entrepreneurial culture.Read More
State Income Tax Filing Obligations
One of a startup’s most unpleasant surprises can come from state income taxes. Companies that receive early funding and ramp up hiring often discover that new employees trigger the need for new state income tax returns. When you hire the right talent in a state where you are not yet doing business, you may suddenly find your company with new state income tax returns to file—and pay.
How do things get so complicated and expensive so quickly?Read More
Your Company Just Raised $25M – Now What?
Your company has just raised $25M – now what? Join VPTax CEO, Todd Suchevits, as he talks about what to do on the tax side after a fundraising round.Read More
R&D Payroll Tax Credit
Tune in to CEO Todd Suchevits as he explains the R&D payroll tax credit and what it means for startups.Read More
How does the R&D Tax Credit affect Venture-backed Startups?
Tune in to CEO Todd Suchevits as he explains the R&D tax credit and what it means for startups.Read More
R&D Fuels Your Business Two Ways
How can you get a robust tax break (even if you’re still pre-revenue) and do your part to stimulate the economy? The Research & Development (R&D) tax credit was written into law to encourage creativity to benefit industry and society, and to grow the nation’s economy. When you do your part to build your business and can get your investment returned, pretty much in full, because you’re getting credit for making our economy more robust, that’s a serious win-win.Read More
Tax Traps of Liquidity Events
Finance teams in startups and scale-ups, and the general management teams they work with and support, must walk a tightrope when considering the tax impacts of major liquidity events. “Impacts,” plural, because there are potentially several for both the business and the personal tax situations of early-stage shareholders.Read More
It takes a team, doesn’t it? Every startup that gets to scale has key employees and contractors who make the magic happen. To keep top team members, and keep them happy, many companies adopt stock-based compensation (SBC) plans to provide incentive and reward so when the company grows, so does everyone’s stake in its continued success.Read More
Breadth of tax due diligence – VPTax covers all of it
“Due diligence.” The words alone sound painful to most founders and execs at startups and scale-ups. They conjure visions of digging into departments, processes, and transactions you have to know about, whether they were under your control or not. It’s the rigor and detail of diligence, and it’s due—due as in it really must be done, no way around it and very much expected of you, and due as in must be done by a certain day on the calendar.Read More
Various states’ economic nexus for income tax
How companies must address sales taxes changed forever after the Supreme Court ruling in South Dakota v. Wayfair, et al. In that 2018 decision, the Court interpreted the law to rule that even companies without a physical presence in a state (i.e., a brick-and-mortar building, warehouse, trade show, inventory, employees and/or representatives) could still be required to register and collect tax in that state if the company met certain economic thresholds, measured in quantity of transactions, dollar volume of transactions, or sometimes both.Read More
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