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Another name for incentive stock options

Qualified stock options

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Incentive stock options:

When exercised there is...

No taxable income

3

Incentive stock options:

Basis of stock

Basis of stock = option price (exercise price)

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Incentive stock options:

When stock is sold...

Gain is long term capital gain

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Incentive stock options:

The date options were granted to the date the stock was sold...

At least 2 years

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Incentive stock options:

Date of exercise to date stock was sold...

Must be at least 1 year

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NonQualified stock option plan:

If stock is held over 12 months?

Under 12 months?

Over 12 = LT capital gain

Under 12 months = ST capital gain

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There is no income in incentive plan at...

Exercise date of option

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An incentive stock option receives...

Favorable tax treatment

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Incentive stock option plan:

The option must meet certain...

Technical requirements to qualify

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Incentive stock option plan: no income is recognized by employee when..,

Option is granted or exercised

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Incentive stock option plan:

If employee holds the stock acquired through exercise of the option at least 2 years from the date the option was granted and holds the stock itself at least 1 year...2

1 employee's realized gain is LT capital gain

2 employer receives no deduction

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Incentive stock option plan:

If the holding period requirements are not met, the employee has...

Ordinary income to extent that FMV at date of exercise exceeds
The option price

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Incentive stock option plan:

If the holding period requirements above are not met, the employee has ordinary income to the extent that the FMV at date of exercise exceeds the option price. The remainder of...

Gain is ST or LT capital gain

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Incentive stock option plan:

If the holding period requirements above are not met, the employee has ordinary income to the extent that the FMV at date of exercise exceeds the option price. The employer...

Employer receives deduction receives deduction equal to amount employee reports as ordinary income

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An incentive stock option may be treated as...

A NonQualified stock option if corporation elects at time option is issued

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NonQualified stock option is included...

In income when received if option has determinable FMV

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NonQualified stock option:

If option has no ascertainable FV when received then...

income arises when option is exercised

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NonQualified stock option:

If option has no ascertainable FV when received then income arises when option is exercised to the extent of...

Taxable income = (FV when exercised) - (option price)

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NonQualified stock option:

Amount of income recognized (at receipt or when recognized) is...2

1 treated as ordinary income to employee and

2 employer is allowed deduction equal to amount included in employee's income

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Employee stock purchase plan that does not...

Discriminate against rank and file employees

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Employee stock purchase plan:

There is no income when...

Employee receives or exercises option

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Employee stock purchase plan:

Conditions for holding period 2

1 employer holds stock at least 2 years after option is granted
And

2 at least 1 year after exercise

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Employee stock purchase plan:

If the employee holds the stock for at least 2 years after the option is granted and at least 1 year after exercise then employee has...

Ordinary income

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Employee stock purchase plan:

If employee holds stock for required time the employee has ordinary income to the extent of the lesser of...2

1 FMV at time option granted over option price or

2 FMV at disposition over option price

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Employee stock purchase plan:

Capital gains are recognized to the extent...

Gain exceeds ordinary income

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Employee stock purchase plan:

If stock is not held, the employee has...2

1 Ordinary income at time of sake for difference between FV when exercised and option price

2 amount of ordinary income increases basis

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Employee stock purchase plan:

If the stock is not held for the required time, the capital gain or loss is...

For the difference between selling price and increased basis

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Incentive stock options are offered to...

All employees

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