Taxation When Exercising Stock Options?

Answer Stock options are derivative contracts that grant the holder the right, although not the obligation, to purchase or to sell a specified amount of an underlying equity security at a specified price ... Read More »

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Stock options in start-up company: tax implications of exercising and FMV?

Your W-2 should have reported the amount (ie: FMV - grant price) upon exercise. It is your company's responsbility to provide this information. I am wondering how your company's payroll department ... Read More »

Do Stock Options Granted to Employees Differ From Equity Options?

Stock options are contracts allowing the holder the right, but not the obligation, to purchase or to sell a specified amount of a company's stock at a specified price during a specified period of t... Read More »

Do stock options granted to employees differ from equity options?

According to the Chicago Board Options Exchange, equity options typically represent the right to buy 100 shares of stock. Stock options for employees are similar, except that the number of stocks t... Read More »

Why is there double taxation for the stock of an insurance company?

Insurance company stock experiences double taxation because the dividends paid out on an insurance stock are taxable income for both the company and the investor.Company EarningsInsurance companies... Read More »