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What is an employee stock purchase plan (ESPP)?

An employee stock purchase plan (ESPP) is a program public companies can offer that allows you to buy shares of company stock—usually at a discounted rate. Here’s what you need to know before participating:

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Startup employee stock options

Received stock options from your company and don’t understand what that means? Here’s how to make sense of your offer letter and option grant.

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Stock option strike prices

What determines a stock option strike price? Learn more about strike prices, how stock options gain value over time, and dilution.

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How stock options are taxed

We explore what it means to exercise stock options, the taxes you may need to pay, and the common times people exercise their options.

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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.