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the right to buy or sell a stock at a specified price within a stated period

a benefit given by a company to an employee in the form of an option to buy stock in the company at a discount or at a fixed price

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1041 should not apply to stock option transfers pursuant to divorce, because the options' value is considered compensation, not a gain from the transfer of property.
MANY OPTION RECIPIENTS ARE blissfully ignorant of the investment and tax-related perils of stock option ownership, and many of them face huge income tax liabilities as a result.
stock option plan is relatively tax neutral among these countries other than with respect to relative tax rates.
In order to cover Biotage's commitments in relation to the employee stock options allotted under the program, the board of directors has also resolved to issue a maximum of 700,000 warrants to subscribe for new shares.
Under the notice's interim guidance, the Service will not assess FICA or FUTA tax on the exercise of an option and will not treat a disqualifying disposition of the stock acquired through exercise of statutory stock options as subject to income tax withholding, for those options exercised through Jan.
The FSA involved an ex-husband (we'll call him Harold), who pursuant to a marital property settlement, transferred one-half of his options to purchase his employer's stock-both incentive stock options and nonqualified stock options--to his ex-wife (we'll call her Maude).
44, XYZ now had a variable stock option plan and must account for it as such on its financial statements.
Stock option expensing and backdating scandals have put everyone on notice that Excel spreadsheets and other error-prone, manual and disparate systems are no longer satisfactory," said Two Step Software President and Founder, Gary D.
Despite signs of an upturn, in the short term, at least, we're unlikely to see a return to the frenetic hiring pace of the late 1990s, when demand for talent exceeded supply and lucrative pay packages built on stock options were the norm.
The husband had received compensatory stock options from his employer.
While there are few differences for employees between nonemployer plans and traditional nonqualified stock option plans, there are significant cost, accounting and tax differences for an employer.
NASDAQ:TUNE) today announced that the Audit Committee of the Company's Board of Directors has reported the principal findings of its investigation into the Company's stock option grant practices to the Board of Directors.
A company that is going public frequently lavishes executives and employees with potentially lucrative stock option grants at the time of the company's initial public offering (IPO)--grants that will be worth far more than their weight in gold if the company's stock experiences a run-up in share price.
Henry received no other Form W-2 or 1099 reporting his stock option proceeds as income.