Early-Stage Stock Still Attracts Top-Level Talent

Though stock-for-work is a less popular pay alternative these days, it still may be the only way that you can attract the level and quality of employees you need in your startup business. The Sarbanes-Oxley rules changed the way that deferred compensation can be used. This means that you need to talk with your attorney and know how you can trade stock for work. Among the issues that you likely will have to address are: correct corporate structure; employee qualification for deferred compensation; and development of the proper paperwork.

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