M&A: Taxes

In an upcoming merger, the acquirer will pay cash for my outstanding NQSOs and ISOs. Can I avoid some of the Social Security and Medicare taxes by exercising vested options now? This is premium content

When stock options are bought by the acquirer without any exercise, the resulting gain is treated as...
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