It is common for a key employee to be offered an opportunity to purchase equity of the employer. Often the key employee can personally finance such purchase. And sometimes the employer will help the key employee finance the purchase by providing him or her with a loan equal to the purchase price. The purpose of
Just a quick reminder that this Thursday (March 14, 2019) we are hosting our monthly webinar program and the discussion topic is “Golden Parachutes & 280G: Design Pointers on How to Win.” Our discussion will include: (i) an explanation of 280G and how the calculations are applied, (ii) how 280G issues are typically addressed in…
Did you exercise (or are planning to exercise) an incentive stock option (“ISO”) during calendar year 2018? Do you intend to sell the underlying stock within the 12-month period from the date you exercised the ISO? If you answered yes to both of the foregoing questions, then as part of your tax planning, consider whether the underlying stock should be sold during calendar year 2018 in order to minimize your alternative minimum tax (“AMT”) exposure.
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