If employees exercised incentive stock options (ISOs) last tax year, your company needs to file IRS Form 3921. Companies must file one form per employee, and if they miss the deadline or ignore IRS reminders and fail to file, they could end up paying expensive fines.
Carta already simplifies the option grant and 409A valuation processes for private companies, and now we’ve gone a step further. With our updated board resolutions product, we’re making it even easier to get board approval on option grants, 409A valuations, and any other resolutions or exhibits.
You’ve used Carta to accept securities and access cap tables. Now we’re building fund admin tools that will change the way you run your back office.
As your company grows, things change quickly. You need to keep your investors up to date but that can be tedious and time-consuming. Carta makes this easier with our newest feature—investor updates.
Private companies today have more financing and liquidity options than ever. With the option to stay private longer or go public on a growing number of exchanges, it can be hard for companies and their investors to figure out which exit or funding scenario is best for them. So, we built scenario modeling tools on Carta that show you the impact of future financing rounds or possible exits in seconds.
As your company scales, and you begin to think about going public or other liquidity options, your reporting requirements increase. We provide a range of reports to help you stay compliant, audit-ready, and on top of your company’s performance as you scale.
ASC 718 is the standard way companies expense employee stock-based compensation on an income statement. Equity awards are part of compensation and have a specific set of accounting rules, stated in ASC 718, that companies should follow.