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- A less taxing matter. Steinmetz, Barbara L. // Employee Benefit News;Sep99, Vol. 13 Issue 10, p43
Discusses income tax implications of employee stock options in the United States. Stock options as an incentive to enhance employee compensation; Two commonly utilized stock options; Determination of tax consequences of stock options.
- Adding minimal value? Jones, Llewellyn // Finance Week;03/23/2001, p20
Focuses on share option schemes offered by South African companies to their employees. Primary protagonists of the company shared option scheme; Problems presented by employee stock options; Possible negative effect of the scheme on stock markets over time.
- Stock-based compensation issues. Steinberg, Joel; Carmichael, Douglas R. // CPA Journal;Mar1998, Vol. 68 Issue 3, p52
Elaborates on the issues involved in making stock-based compensation transactions with employees. Situations that require the recording of issuance of equity options; Issues concerning the definition of employee; Issues to be considered in the provisions of SFAS Number 123; Information on the...
- More companies give stock options to broad numbers of employees. // Corporate Board;Sep/Oct99, Vol. 20 Issue 118, p27
Cites a study by William M.. Mercer Inc. on stock options given to employees by large United States companies. Broad-based stock option plans.
- Stock-based compensation: A cost-effective means of compensating employees...or an accounting... Newell, Gale E.; Kreuze, Jerry G. // Employee Benefits Journal;Sep97, Vol. 22 Issue 3, p12
Examines the use of employee stock options in compensating employees. Details of the controversy over accounting for stock-based compensation; Discussion on classifying stock-based compensation as an expense; Creation of opportunity cost when using stock-based compensation; Financial effects of...
- Motherhood, apple pie & stock options. Welles, Edward O. // Inc.;Feb98, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p84
Discusses employee stock options as becoming a part of the American dream as of February 1998. The companywide stock-option program at Siebel Systems Inc.; The suggestion that as workers become equity holders in a business their interests become aligned with those of managers and shareholders;...
- We're thinking of offering stock options. Any tips? Gruner, Stephanie // Inc.;Feb98, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p110
Presents tips for companies interested in offering stock options to employees. Make sure employees understand what they are getting into; Be careful what is said; Make the link to performance as clear as possible.
- Where can I get more information about equity compensation? Mangelsdorf, Martha E. // Inc.;Feb98, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p111
Mentions resources to learn about equity compensation. The Web sites of the National Center for Employee Ownership and the Foundation for Enterprise Development; The Owner's Toolbox on Equity Incentive produced by the Foundation for Enterprise Development; Contact information.
- Know your options. Fraser, Jill Andresky; Greco, Susan // Inc.;Feb98, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p112
Discusses the basic stock option models to choose from as of February 1998. The most popular models with private companies; Tax differences; The cost in combined legal and accounting fees for the plan design; How to fine tune an option plan. INSET: The no-option option, by Susan Greco et al.
- Challenges for Companies in Valuing Options. Harrison, Joan // Mergers & Acquisitions: The Dealermaker's Journal;Nov2002, Vol. 37 Issue 11, p6
Focuses on challenges faced by U.S. companies in valuing employee stock options. Impact of stock options expense on the earnings of a company; Choices in accounting for employee stock options; Limitations of the conventional option pricing models; Valuation issues to be considered in pricing...