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Thanks for your help. I have recently started a new company.

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Hello there
Thanks for your help.
I have recently started a new company. I have opened a bank account for this company in a Transferwise (Wise) business bank account. I have deposited the correct amount into the American account.
My question is. Will Wise be recognised as a appropriate bank account to pay this money into to initially buy my shares (or do I need a bank with a physical location in the USA). In other words when it comes to taxes on selling my vested shares in the future will my deposit into Wise be recognised as a legitimate purchase of my vested shares?
P.S. (All shares are fully vested as of the date of grant)
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: US Tax
Expert:  npvadvisor replied 5 months ago.

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Expert:  npvadvisor replied 5 months ago.

Taxation follows ownership. What will matter when you sell the shares is your sales price and your basis (here, your capital contribution)

If the account is registered to the business (if the business owns the account) where that bank is physically located is irrelevant.

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Customer: replied 5 months ago.
That's very helpful thank you for your time
Expert:  npvadvisor replied 5 months ago.

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