Fred Wilson (pictured above) is a prominent venture capitalist Flickr/Benjamin Ellis
The current draft of the Senate Tax Reform Bill would tax stock options and RSUs upon vesting.
Currently, stock options are taxed upon exercise and RSUs are taxed upon release of the underlying shares.
This is a HUGE deal to everyone who works in companies that partially compensate their employees with these two equity instruments.
What this would mean is every month, when your equity compensation vests a little bit, you will owe taxes on it even though you can’t do anything with that equity compensation.Read Complete Article