incentive stock option


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Noun1.incentive stock option - an option granted to corporate executives if the company achieves certain financial goals
option - the right to buy or sell property at an agreed price; the right is purchased and if it is not exercised by a stated date the money is forfeited
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International Resource News-February 24, 2014--Bear Creek Mining grants 1,292,500 incentive stock options
Bear Creek Mining (TSXV: BCM)(BVL: BCM), a company acquiring, exploring, and developing mineral properties, has granted 2,576,200 incentive stock options.
They're drastically different from incentive stock options, which have no income reported when the option is exercised (assuming certain IRS requirements are met), but then a long-term capital gain is reported when the stock is actually sold.
The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Alison Wright, Partner with Baker & McKenzie LLP, will speak at the Knowledge Congress' webcast entitled: "Understanding New Employer Reporting Requirements for Incentive Stock Option and Employee Stock Purchase Plan LIVE Webcast." This event is scheduled for August 2,2011 from 3:00 - 5:00 PM ET.
Additionally, incentive stock options must be granted at an exercise price at or above the market price on the date of grant; an option that has been backdated would not be eligible for favorable incentive stock option treatment.
approved a company proposal for stock buyback and incentive stock option plans at an annual meeting Wednesday.
* The fair value of the incentive stock option first exercisable during a year cannot exceed $100,000;
New York, NY, May 07, 2011 --(PR.com)-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, announced today that it has scheduled a live webcast entitled: "Understanding New Employer Reporting Requirements for Incentive Stock Option and Employee Stock Purchase Plan." This two-hour event is scheduled on May 27, 2011 from 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM ET.
On December 21, 2000, Robert Merlo purchased stock valued at $1,075,289 for $9,225 under an incentive stock option plan of his employer, Exodus Company Although the $1,066,064 difference between the fair value and the purchase price of the stock was not currently income for the regular tax, the bargain purchase element did represent AMT income in 2000, resulting in an AMT liability of $286,483.
Merlo, TC Memo 2005-178 (July 20, 2005), the Tax Court held that Merlo could not avoid recognizing alternative minimum taxable income upon the exercise of an incentive stock option because of his employer's policy against insider trading, which subjected Merlo to possible termination.
Global Banking News-July 12, 2018-Biorem grants up to 130,000 common shares under incentive stock option plan
The Board of Directors of Canada-based Bear Creek Mining (TSX Venture: BCM) has authorised and approved the grant of 650,000 incentive stock options under its incentive stock option plan to Paul Tweddle.