The cross-departmental nature of managing an equity plan can make gathering data and keeping up-to-date records a nightmare. There is no time more crucial than year-end to make sure you reconcile equity plan data across all of your internal stakeholders and departments.
Stressed out, tired, frustrated – is this how you feel during financial reporting season? Learn 5 quick and simple strategies for surviving your next filing period.
Many private company employees holding stock options are looking for tax strategies prior to the company’s public offering. A lesser-known provision for pre-IPO options exercise allows employees holding ISO-options to lock in a lower pre-IPO price in order to minimize ordinary income taxes and start the capital gains period running during the pre-IPO period. Read on for more details surrounding HR 5719.
Exploring three key takeaways from PwC and FERF’s 2016 Revenue Recognition survey, this post will help you assess where your company stands as the implementation deadline looms nearer.
For a private company that wants to go public, putting best governance practices into action will make the IPO process go smoother and will prepare the board of directors for the rules and regulations to come. Read this blog for five governance best practices that will get you started on the right foot.
Part 3 of 3 in our revenue recognition blog series concerns the necessity of starting to take implementation steps now so your company is compliant in the long term. To help get your transition off on the right foot, this post briefly outlines five simple tips and tricks that you and your company can follow as December 2017 draws nearer.
It’s not often that the worlds of professional sports and equity compensation intersect. True, I have a Google alert set up for “stock options” that sometimes returns articles about how the stock of football players impacts their career options (as in “Joe Schmo played really well in the last game; his stock is really rising”), but that’s not what I’m referring to. I’m talking about domestic mobility. While we are struggling with how compensation is taxed when employees travel from one state to another, this is an issue that professional sports has been dealing with for a long time now.
It’s been a long and winding road for the new revenue recognition standard. In post 2 of 3 of our series, we provide a recap of the biggest moments in the revenue recognition update saga since it was first introduced 13 years ago.
I’ve been thinking about those little pearls of wisdom or nuggets of information that hang on, things we learned ages ago that travel with us. One I’ve never forgotten came from good old Dad. I still hear the sound track in my head: “Don’t take wooden nickels” … “Worrying won’t change anything” … “Don’t ever pay full price.” But one piece of parental advice that stuck with me was some variation of the perennial favorite, “Don’t overcomplicate it!”—or “KISS.”
Whether familiarizing yourself with the updated revenue recognition guidance for the first time or brushing up on the basics in preparation for implementation, part 1 of 3 in this blog series boils down the 5 Ws of rev rec in a simple, concise manner.