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You should know the answers to the following questions. Understanding the topics involved will help you make the most of your stock options and prevent costly mistakes...
A nonqualified stock option, or NQSO, is a type of stock option that does not qualify for...
You have income upon exercise of an NQSO...
You are taxed when you exercise nonqualified stock options and thus acquire the underlying shares of your company's stock. The difference between the market price of the stock at exercise and your exercise price is...
Your employer will include the amount of the spread at exercise of an NQSO on...
Yes. The spread at exercise is treated as wages and requires...
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