stock option

(redirected from Qualified Stock Options)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Financial.
Related to Qualified Stock Options: Incentive stock options

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)

References in periodicals archive ?
As for taxation, in Japan, preferential tax treatment is introduced for qualified stock option plans, but in Malaysia such treatment is not introduced.
In case of restricted stock type stock option, even if it is not qualified stock option for preferential treatment for tax purpose, still tax will be imposed when the stock option is exercised, not at the grant date.

Full browser ?