IRC SECTION 1202 CONCEPT
Congress recently provided for 100% tax-free sales of certain businesses to incentivize venture capital investments and entrepreneurship.
IRC SECTION 1202 CONTENT:
This tax break is found in IRC 1202 and applies to the sale of corporate stock for owners of C-Corporations where the stock has been held for at least 5 years within certain specifics industries. These industries are generally active businesses that are not predominantly real estate or professional services.
The benefits of the IRC Section 1202 are as flows:
Eliminate federal (and possibly state) gains tax on the sale of your business if it meets the criteria
Offers complete liquidity from the sale of the stock
Eliminates any on-going structure or fees
Gives the seller complete control of the proceeds from the sale of the stock
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IRC SECTION 1202
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