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Is an angel or vc investment in a startup taxed? At what percent?

Vanessa Kruze Kruze Consulting

Vanessa Kruze

CEO and Founder of Kruze Consulting

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No - Angel/VC investment in a startup is not taxed. Investments should be booked as Equity on the Balance Sheet. Convertible Notes should be booked as Short Term or Long Term Debt on the Balance Sheet.

(I’m a CPA, Deloitte Tax alum, and I personally prepare 150+ startup tax returns a year)

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