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Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP)

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john Olson
Title: Senior Associate, Marketing Programs and..
Company: Radius | Global Growth Experts
(Senior Associate, Marketing Programs and.. at Radius | Global Growth Experts)
By Pik Wong, Senior Consultant, Employment Taxes When it comes to employee compensation, equity reward is often seen as a complex area to be avoided. In reality, equity rewards...
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Curtis Barthold
Title: SVP Finance and Administration
Company: Wild Planet Entertainment
(SVP Finance and Administration at Wild Planet Entertainment)
I'm working with a startup that has issued common stock to both employees and several Advisors. They are using deferred compensation line in the GL to book the unvested portion for...
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Anonymous
(Equity Compensation Manager)
I work for a publicly-traded company that offers an Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP) to its employees. The discount is currently 5% off the market value of the company's stock...
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Anonymous
(Director of Corporate Treasury)
My company considers issuing a phantom stock plan as an incentive mechanism for some of our management. Our turnover is over 20%, so we are looking for a way to retain leaders of our...
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Anonymous
(Accountant)
Hello, We are a private company. One of our employees has exercised his stock options by a promissory note. How should this transaction be journalized in our accounting system? Once he...
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Atul Madahar
Title: Director
Company: Anonymous
(Director at Anonymous)
Dear Proformative Friends and Neighbors, Thank you for your responses to my previous questions... very, very helpful. My current firm is considering forming a new company to address a...
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Robert Hawn
Title: Partner
Company: Strategy Law, LLP
(Partner at Strategy Law, LLP)
I spend a lot of time talking to founders of Silicon Valley start-ups about the stock they will receive in exchange for their contributions to their new company, and then preparing...
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Jim Timmins
Title: Managing Director
Company: Teknos Associates
(Managing Director at Teknos Associates)
If your company transferred shares to employees during 2013, then it likely faces a deadline for providing information to the employees by January 31, 2014 and to the Internal Revenue...
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Scott Broberg
Title: Director of Finance
Company: DSP Group
(Director of Finance at DSP Group)
Employees purchase ESPP stock at a discount on December 31st 2009 and sell January 4th 2010 as part of a same day sale, is the 3922 IRS reporting based on the purchase or sell date?...
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Anonymous
(CFO)
My company went public many years back under different financial leadership. We are on a major exchange. We had some ups and downs and are now having some ups, happily. We are looking...
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Peter Boyd
Title: Principal
Company: Boyd Family Partners
(Principal at Boyd Family Partners)
Apparently if you but stock of a small corp (under $50 MM assets) during the above referenced time frame, and then hold the stock for five years, when you subsequently sell the stock,...
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Simon Westbrook
Title: CFO
Company: Aargo Inc.
( CFO at Aargo Inc.)
I've discussed the allocation of equity in an earlier post; here I discuss restrictions on equity linked to retention of founders and execsWhen founders and executives get...