Business Studies Journal (Print ISSN: 1944-656X; Online ISSN: 1944-6578)


Alternative Minimum Tax and Stock Options: Managing Tax Consequences for Employees and Employers

Author(s): Thomas Joe

This paper explores the relationship between Alternative Minimum Tax (AMT) and stock options, focusing on the management of tax consequences for both employees and employers. Stock options are a popular form of compensation that offers employees the opportunity to purchase company shares at a predetermined price. However, the AMT can significantly impact the tax liabilities associated with stock options, potentially creating a burden for employees and employers alike. This paper examines the mechanics of the AMT and its implications for stock options, discusses strategies to manage tax consequences, and explores potential solutions to mitigate the impact of the AMT. By understanding the complexities of the AMT and implementing effective tax management strategies, employees and employers can navigate the tax landscape associated with stock options more efficiently.

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