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Exploring Tax Rules for Non-Qualified Stock Options

On the surface, the tax rules associated with non-qualified stock options are relatively straightforward. Upon receipt of non-qualified stock options, no taxes are due. Furthermore, these stock options are not taxable until you exercise your shares. This “exercise control” allows the option owner to defer income tax while potentially creating considerable wealth, should the value […]

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Evaluating 3 Non-Qualified Stock Option Exercise Strategies

Non-qualified stock options (NSOs) are commonly issued to allow employees to participate in the upside potential of a company.  They may also be used as the proverbial “golden handcuffs.”  Golden handcuffs may offer you a substantial value in the future, should you continue to work for your company. Non-qualified stock options are issued at a […]

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