ISOs (Incentive Stock Options) are one of the many types of stock options and equity compensation available for employers to use to compensate and retain their employees. Internal revenue code makes these preferred by most people over other types of equity compensation because of the potential for preferential tax treatment when used thoughtfully. The hard […]
Incentive Stock Options
Question from our readers: I got my first salary including Incentive Stock Options in my company — and now I’m confused about whether to invest or save.
Introduction When you first start working, it can be confusing to know what to do with your money. Should you invest it? Save it in your bank account? Spend it? If you’re like most people, you probably have a mix of all three. You may also be asking “What are Incentive Stock Options?“ What makes […]
Introduction When it comes to equity compensation, there are a lot of important key facts you need to know in order to make sure you are getting the most out of your benefits. Here are 5 important things you should keep in mind: Your equity compensation is subject to vesting. You may have to pay […]
If you’re like most people, you probably don’t know a lot about exercising your incentive stock options (ISOs). Here are three things you need to know before you do a cashless exercise of your ISOs. What are Incentive Stock Options (ISOs)? Incentive stock options (ISOs) are a type of employee stock option that offers certain […]
Google is one of the most innovative companies in the world, and its employees are some of the brightest minds in the tech industry so it’s no surprise that they offer its employees some of the best benefits and compensation packages around. One of those benefits is incentive stock options (ISOs). Incentive stock options are […]
For Employee Stock Options… Be Patient or Lose Taoism tells us that mindfully strategic inaction, expressed in the concept of wu wei (which literally means “doing nothing” in Chinese), is often the most effective approach to the challenges of living. This concept always applies and is important to remember with employee stock options. Waiting as long as possible […]