How Long Do I Have to Hold My QSBS to Use Section 1045?

One of the main requirements of electing the Section 1045 rollover is that the original QSBS has to be held for at least 6 months. After the stock has been held for 6 months at anytime the QSBS holder can sell the stock and rollover the full proceeds into a new QSBS corporation, maintaining the original holding period. (Section 1045(B))

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