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Capital Gains Tax Exemption for Investments in Startups - Kauffman Report(Vues: 2590)
Fri, 24 Feb 2012 11:37:47
New companies with high growth and job creation potential often struggle to obtain sufficient capital to cross the in the Valley of Death going from concept to prototype.
The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation released a report last week indicating both startup activity and investment would be increased by a permanent tax exemption on capital gains for investments held for at least the first five years following the launch of any startup.
This approach would reduce risk and enhance after-tax rewards for long-term investment in startups. This capital gains tax exemption was suggested and, if this occurs, it would contribute to the job creation in the US.