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Alternative minimum tax worksheet

What is Alternative Minimum Tax (AMT)?

AMT is a secondary tax calculation that only triggers in certain situations. Working around the alternative minimum tax can be tricky and knowing if you’ll trigger it isn’t always easy. Exercising incentive stock options (ISOs) is one situation where AMT income is greater than regular taxable income, which could trigger AMT. 

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7 Financial and Tax Planning Optimizations to Complete Before 2022

These are the seven areas of your financial picture that you need to consider optimizing before year end, particularly after yet another tumultuous year.

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Harness Tools ISO tax analysis and stock option vesting

How are Incentive Stock Options (ISOs) Taxed?

ISOs have a favorable tax treatment on exercise, but understanding your tax obligations and how to minimize your tax burden can be complicated. Before taking any decisions around your ISOs, it's important to understand the tax consequences and how that impacts potential future profits.

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Equity Tools

Harness Equity Tools Launches in Open Beta

We are excited about the release of the newest component to our platform, Harness Equity Tools. This offering moves us closer to our goal of giving builders like you absolute confidence in setting the best path toward your financial future with a comprehensive view of your assets and analyzing the strategic steps to take with your equity. 

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Harness Tools ISO tax analysis and stock option vesting

Tax Planning for Startup Founders and Employees

While it may seem premature to plan for reducing taxes as you're just getting off the ground, there are a few key tax-related decisions that are worth taking right from the beginning for many startups and their founders, given the high growth potential.

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Why You Shouldn’t Wait Until Next Year to Get a CPA

As much as we would like to delay thinking about tax filings, the end of the calendar year is the perfect time to evaluate whether you have the right CPA and get the right one in place. Here are the four reasons why you shouldn't wait.

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Tax Planning During Stock Market Volatility

During unprecedented periods of market volatility, emotions can run high when it comes to your investments. It can be unpleasant—indeed it is easy to panic—when the financial goals you’ve spent years working toward—a comfortable retirement or an education fund for your children or grandchildren—may seem to be at risk. COVID-19 is reminding us of that right now!

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How Quarterly Tax Payments Work

Quarterly tax payments can seem intimidating, particularly in the first year that this happens for you or your household. We recommend that you think of them not just as an extra bill/hassle from the IRS, but a great opportunity to start being strategic about your overall tax plan as part of your financial goals.

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Crypto taxes for your NFTs

Crypto Taxes and Accounting (CPA) Services

Harness Wealth CPAs represent clients that hold crypto assets that invest long-term, actively trade, farm, stake, as well as mine. We're here to help guide you through the taxes of one of the most exciting and increasingly popular technology and investment opportunities.

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IPO

Financial Planning for Employees Before and After IPO

Working for a company that goes through an IPO can have life-changing financial consequences. It can also give rise to tax and legal issues that must be addressed proactively to protect and maximize your windfall. 

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