What is an 83(b) Election?

An 83(b) Election Form is a written statement to the IRS telling them that you have been granted Restricted Stock from a Company where you will be providing services (employment, consulting, etc.). There is no official IRS form – it is just a written statement...

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$1.7M Mistake for FILING an 83(b)

This is a very rare case when FILING an 83(b) Election made a bad situation worse: Got a call last week from the CEO of a small, publicly-held company.  He had an easy-to-answer 83(b) Election question.  He was not a client, so we discussed other 83(b)...

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