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Your startup equity tax questions, answered.

Understand what your equity could be worth and compare tax planning strategies based on when, where, and for how much you exercise and sell your startup equity.

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View your equity’s current and potential future value

Track your startup’s equity grants, like stock options and RSUs to get insights on the current and future value.

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Customize your exercise/sale strategy based on your goals and guestimates

Planning for an upcoming IPO? Exercising startup options before switching jobs? Our equity tools let you personalize scenarios based on the situation you want to plan for.

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Compare tradeoffs of various equity tax strategies

Harness will give you smart insights and calculate detailed tax/profit projections based on scenarios that optimize for different goals, like:

  • Minimizing additional taxes

  • avoiding the alternative minimum tax (AMT)

  • lowering investment risk

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Talk with a tax advisor experienced in equity to personalize your equity strategy over multiple years.

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Equity Education

Better understand your equity grants with our equity education and resources.

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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Equity Compensation: A Guide for Founders and Employees

Equity compensation can be a bit of an alphabet soup, with a long list of terms and acronyms to navigate. In this article, we'll define some of the most common forms of equity compensation issued by startups and established companies alike, including RSUs, ISOs, NSOs, and more.

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Restricted Stock Units (RSUs): Everything You Need to Know

In this comprehensive guide, we unravel the complexities of Restricted Stock Units (RSUs), helping you understand how to minimize tax liabilities tied to your equity compensation, and maximize your earnings potential in a liquidity event.

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What is the Alternative Minimum Tax? (Updated for 2024)

Get all the details of the Alternative Minimum Tax (AMT) system in our comprehensive guide. We break down the nuances of AMT tax rates, exemptions, and their potential implications.

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