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    What is a 409A Valuation Report?

    When you issue stock options, you might unknowingly be exposing your employees to substantial tax liabilities. To protect them (and your company) against audits, you need a reliable 409A valuation to comply with the law.

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    Get answers to these important questions and more.

    • What is a 409A valuation, and where do 409A rules come from?
    • Why am I required to do a 409A valuation? Do I actually need one? Can’t I just use a rule of thumb?
    • What happens if I don’t get a a 409A and just wing it?
    • When do I need a 409A?
    • Why would my 409A valuation be different than my pre-money-valuation or post-money-valuation?
    • How long is the 409A good for? Can I just get one report and be done?
    • How long does it take and how much does it cost?
    • How do you figure out the value of private stock?
    • What data do I need to provide to get a 409A?

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