Category: Equity education

What is fair market value (FMV)?

Unlike public companies where value is set by the market, private companies use independent appraisers to assess their value. Fair market value is the current value of a private company’s common stock and it determines the strike price.

what are stock options

What are employee stock options?

Stock options aren’t actual shares—they’re the opportunity to exercise (purchase) a certain amount of company shares at an agreed-upon price. Learn more.

What is alternative minimum tax (AMT)?

The alternative minimum tax (AMT) is a different way of calculating your tax obligation. Learn if you’re more prone to paying it, how to calculate it, how you may be able to minimize it, and more.