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Nonqualified Stock Option (NQO or NQSO)

An employee stock option not meeting the IRS criteria for incentive stock options and therefore triggering a tax upon exercise. Income from the exercise of NQSOs is subject to the withholding of federal income tax, Social Security and Medicare taxes, and (if applicable) state income tax.

For details, see this website's section on NQSOs.

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