Tax and Financial News

Estate Planning Considerations for Blended Families

When two people with children from previous relationships get married, they form a blended family. While this can create a unique and loving situation, it raises some complicated estate planning considerations. In this article, we discuss how to ensure that your stepchildren are included in your estate plan and how to make sure that your biological children are never left out. 

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409A Valuations and Stock Options

Stock options are often used by startups and growing companies to incentivize employees and consultants, attract board members, and secure funding. While leveraging stock options can be efficient and effective, a company must value those options in accordance with IRS rules or both the company and option recipient could face significant taxes and penalties. Learn how a 409A valuation helps a company adhere to IRS rules and properly price stock options. 

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