How Do Stock Options Work? A Guide for Employees with Stock Options

A Guide to Incentive and Non-Qualified Stock Options

How do stock options work? Employee stock options can have a lot of upside, but without proper planning, the tax and financial consequences can be severe. Download this guide for tips and strategies on how to maximize the benefits of your stock options and manage the risks that equity compensation can bring investors.

Stock options guide

The Incentive Stock Option and Non-Qualified Stock Option Guide will cover:

  • How stock options work
  • Stock option terminology
  • The taxation of ISOs and NSOs
  • When should you exercise? What about an early exercise?
  • Considerations before a sale
  • Common stock option and tax mistakes
  • Planning for an IPO
  • What can happen during a merger or acquisition
  • What happens to stock options if you leave your job?
  • Public and private company considerations
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