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Incentive Stock Options vs Non-Qualified Stock Options

by Darrow on October 24, 2017 in Stock options, ISOs, Infographics, NQSOs

What's the difference between ISOs and NSOs? Although there are some key differences to be aware of, non-qualified and incentive stock options also have a lot in common. For employees, stock options can offer both risk and reward. Unlike restricted stock units, which are given or "awarded" to employees, incentive stock options and non-qualified stock options must be purchased. Before you exercise your options, it is essential to understand how stock options work and how it may impact your tax situation. 

Infographic: Incentive Stock Options vs Non-Qualified Stock Options

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