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stock option

n. the right to purchase stock in the future at a price set at the time the option is granted (by sale or as compensation by the corporation). To actually obtain the shares of stock the owner of the option must "exercise" the option by paying the agreed upon price and requesting issuance of the shares. (See: stock, share, option)

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Incentive stock options are often granted to employees; linking up stock performance with management's core interests, they are aimed at creating a higher level of motivation and dedication...
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.
The incentive stock options will expire on August 13, 2020.
SARs may be attached to incentive stock options or nonqualified stock options or may be granted on a "freestanding" or "independent" basis without a tandem option.
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Make sure you understand what type or combination of options you own: non-qualified stock options (NSOs) and "qualified" or "incentive stock options" (also referred to as ISOs).
(TSXV: KZD) announced today that, pursuant to its Stock Option Plan, it has granted incentive stock options to its independent directors to purchase up to an aggregate of 1,600,000 common shares in the capital stock of the company.
(TSXV: GXU) (OTCQB: GVXXF) ("GoviEx"), announced that, pursuant to its Share Purchase Option Plan, it has granted incentive stock options to certain directors, officers, employees and a consultant to purchase up to an aggregate of 8,230,000 Class A common shares in the capital stock of GoviEx.
International Resource News-March 16, 2018--Inca One Gold Corporation authorises granting of incentive stock options
(TSX VENTURE: FLY) (OTCQX: FLYLF) has granted incentive stock options for an aggregate 3,660,220 common shares, subject to regulatory approval, to employees, officers and directors under the stock option plan approved at its Annual and Special Meeting, the company said.
A while back, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) published Final Regulations under Section 6039 of the Internal Revenue Code, which requires employers to file certain statements for employees exercising incentive stock options and transfer shares acquired under employee stock purchase plans under Code Section 422 and Code Section 423 respectively.