The Startup Guide to Taxes: How Founders and Employees Can Maximize Tax Savings

The QSBS exclusion incentivizes investment in small businesses, and startups and has been instrumental to the growth of the venture capital–backed innovation economy in the U.S. It can be a life-changing tax benefit for small business owners.

This tax benefit exempts most startup founders, employees, and investors from paying capital gains taxes when selling their equity, so long as they’ve met certain conditions, including the five-year holding commitment.

Watch the recording of Carta CEO, Henry Ward, along with Senior VP, Mike Wu, policy expert, Amy Miller, and Alternativ Wealth Co-founder, Alex Farman-Famaian to learn more about how the QSBS tax exemption works and how your business or portfolio company can qualify.