Determining Basis in Employee Stock Options

A stock option is a contract issued by an employer to an employee to purchase a set amount of shares of company stock at a fixed price for a limited period of time. There are two broad classifications of stock options issued: non-qualified stock options (NQO) and incentive stock options (ISO). Rules for determining basis in employee stock options are discussed in this lecture video.

Topics Covered

* Identification of the different types of employee stock options
* Qualifying and disqualifying dispositions of employee stock options and ESPPs
* Calculating basis in stock acquired through employee stock purchase plans
* Compensation rules relating to ESPPs and NQOs
* Restricted stock, including RSUs and RSAs
* Benefits and procedures for making a Section 83(b) election

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You can receive 3 hours of CE by enrolling in this course at http://pnwtaxschool.com/oc-catalog/all/section-969?keywords=basis. The cost of the course is $50.

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