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Critical Tax Issues for Early-Stage Company Founders and Executives

Tuesday, July 14, 2015 Alliance Series

Join Steve deHann, Managing Director of Anderson Tax, as he discusses tax issues commonly faced by founders, early employees, and executives of early-stage companies. His talk will cover:

  • Taxation of equity compensation (incentive stock options and nonqualified stock options) along with a few strategies to minimize tax liability;
  • Recent changes to Qualified Small Business Stock rules and planning that can be done now to maximize gain exclusion;
  • Advising clients about moving out of California before large income events; and
  • A few key considerations in structuring acquisitions.

FPA of San Francisco


Members may still register online after July 10, 2015; however, you will be charged the Regular Registration price. Online registration closes at midnight, July 12, 2015.




Steve deHaan, Managing Director, Andersen Tax

Steve deHaan specializes in providing integrated tax advice to private clients to formulate and properly implement income, estate, and gift tax strategies. Steve’s clients consist primarily of founders and executives of early-stage companies, complex high net worth family groups, and closely held business owners. As part of his practice, Steve frequently collaborates closely with clients’ attorneys and investment advisors to help optimize after-tax economic results.

Steve has instructed national trainings in the areas of individual income taxation, fiduciary taxation, and tax planning, and has authored technical materials on a variety of topics.

Prior to joining Andersen Tax, while attending University of California (Hastings), Steve was an Editor of the Hastings Business Law Journal and was active within the tax program.

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