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Ordinary Income
Salary, wages, interest, and forms of income other than long-term capital gains and qualified dividends. Most forms of stock compensation generate ordinary income. Ordinary income is subject to federal ordinary income tax. Compare capital gain income. For a handy overview of when the various types of stock grants and ESPPs trigger ordinary income tax, see a related FAQ.
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