UPDATES! Tax returns involving income from stock options or ESPPs can be confusing. This article explains common errors to avoid when reporting stock compensation and stock sales on your tax return, with specific guidance for stock options and ESPPs. For more tax-return insights, see the articles and FAQs in our Tax Center.
Stock compensation inspires people to stay in their jobs and feel motivated. However, when the company's stock price becomes a rollercoaster, remember that stock compensation is a long-term deal. Hang in there. In this article, experts offer tips for coping with stock-price volatility.
Restricted stock and restricted stock units (RSUs) offer more certainty than stock options (though less upside). This article explains why receiving a grant of restricted stock or RSUs is something to celebrate.
Your company has granted you stock options. Now what? This article explains the essential facts that you must know to understand your stock options and make the most of them.
Your employee stock purchase plan (ESPP) may be one of the best benefits your company offers. However, to maximize its value, you must know its key dates and terms. This article explains the basics you need to know for your ESPP participation.
Whether it is expected or not, job loss is an upheaval that gives you a lot to think about. However, as you clear off your desk, don't forget your stock compensation. Know the post-termination rules of your stock grants.
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