Year-end is a key time for financial and tax planning with stock comp and company shares. This article presents actionable ideas to consider. These include looking at the income thresholds that may trigger higher tax rates for option exercises or sales of vested stock. One special issue for year-end 2021 is whether potential tax changes should influence your decisionmaking.
As part of year-end tax planning, review holdings in restricted stock, RSUs, and performance shares for strategic moves. This article has some ideas.
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Learn about year-end planning for NQSOs and restricted stock/RSUs, including the continued impact of the Tax Cut & Jobs Act and whether the prospect of future tax changes by Congress should influence your decisions.
We asked seasoned advisors with expertise in stock comp to provide their ideas on financial and tax planning for year-end 2021 and year-start 2022. Read their responses in their own words.
Learn about year-end planning for incentive stock options. This article includes ideas related to the alternative minimum tax.
When you think about year-end financial and tax planning, don't forget to review shares acquired through an employee stock purchase plan. This article outlines issues and strategies to contemplate.
Understand the core concepts in year-end tax planning for stock options, restricted stock/RSUs, and company stock. Topics in Part 2 include the alternative minimum tax, donations and gifts of stock, and capital gains strategies.
Nonprofit organizations and charities appreciate donations of shares as much as gifts of cash, and most large nonprofits are experienced in accepting stock donations. This article presents the essentials, including taxation, that you need to know when you are contemplating charitable donations of shares acquired from stock options, restricted stock/RSUs, or employee stock purchase plans.
The tax reductions of the past few years have brought both good and bad news for holders of incentive stock options. While you may have lower capital gains rates when you hold the shares long enough after exercise, it is harder to avoid the risks of the alternative minimum tax (AMT) and to fully recover any AMT credit.
Updated annually, this PowerPoint presentation provides a timely overview of year-end financial-planning topics for stock compensation, including points of importance for employee education and for financial advisors.
Year-end is a key time for financial and tax planning. Standard strategy: defer income into next year, accelerate deductions into this year. But do President-Elect Biden's proposed tax hikes for high earners change that? This article presents insights from financial advisors and tax pros.