– Your net income before taxes exceeded $200,000 in both of the last two years and you expect to maintain at least the same level of income this year; OR
– Your net income before taxes, combined with that of a spouse, exceeded $300,000 in both of the last two years and you expect to maintain at least the same level income this year;
– You alone or together with a spouse, own financial assets worth more than $1 million before taxes but net of related liabilities. Cash, or certain investments such as public equity or bonds, would be considered liquid/financial assets.
– You, who alone or together with a spouse, have net assets of at least $5,000,000; This criteria requires that an individual have net assets that count for at least $5 million, with liabilities subtracted. This means that an investor with $4.5 million in real estate and $500,000 in cash may be considered an accredited investor.
– You currently are, or once was, a registered advisor or dealer, other than a limited market dealer.