Restricted Stock Unit Taxes: Your W-2 & Everything Else You Should Know

Restricted Stock Unit Taxes: Your W-2 & Everything Else You Should Know

In 1999, Bonnie Brown saw an ad for an in-house masseuse position at a 40-employee startup business in Silicon Valley. It was a part-time job that paid $450 per week but also offered stock options. She figured these stock options might be worthless, but nevertheless accepted the job. It turns out that this tech startup was called Google, and Bonnie Brown became a multimillionaire 5 years later. Does your company compensate you with RSUs (Restricted Stock Units)? If so, you have some decisions to make. Just don’t hold your breath about becoming a multimillionaire based on options alone — be…
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