Brandon Nett & Joe Wallin

Brandon Nett is the Managing Director at Anderson Tax. Brandon is an experienced transaction focused CPA serving start-up and VC backed organizations in the Pacific Northwest. He creates value through efficient tax structuring of investments and start-ups, supporting periods of high growth and rapid change with balanced and practical tax advice and guidance, and assisting all stakeholders in understanding and optimizing tax matters from start-up through exit. Connect with Brandon on LinkedIn.

Joe Wallin is a leading startup lawyer in the Pacific Northwest and the founder of the Law of Startups. He represents companies from inception to exit, as well as investors, executives, and founders. His practice focuses on startups and emerging companies, angel and venture financing, and M&A transactions. Follow him on Twitter @joewallin

Equity Compensation

Equity Compensation for Startup Employees: Top Mistakes to Avoid

Equity compensation is a great recruiting and retention tool for startups and early stage companies. However, there are a lot of rules you have to follow to do this correctly. Mistakes made by a company in this area can be costly.

Silicon Valley Likes Section 1045 Exchanges: Rollovers of Gain from QSBS

Silicon Valley Likes Section 1045 Exchanges: Rollovers of Gain from QSBS

If you are in startup land, you should know about 1045 exchanges. What this means is, if you sell qualified small business stock which you have held for more than 6 months, you can rollover your gain by buying more qualified small business stock. Here's why Silicon Valley likes Section 1045 exchanges.

S Corporations Founder Stock Benefit

Setting up an S Corporation? Watch Out How It Affects Your Founder Stock

Thinking of setting up an S Corporation? If you are starting a business, be careful not to rush to set your company up as an S corporation without first considering the qualified small business stock benefit. Here's why.