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Equity education

What is Form 3921?


If employees exercised incentive stock options (ISOs) last tax year, your company needs to file IRS Form 3921. Companies must file one form per employee, and if they miss the deadline or ignore IRS reminders and fail to file, they could end up paying expensive fines.

What is ASC 718?


ASC 718 is the standard way companies expense employee stock-based compensation on an income statement. Equity awards are part of compensation and have a specific set of accounting rules, stated in ASC 718, that companies should follow.

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