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Links-EQUITY COMPENSATION STOCK OPTIONS & RESTRICTED STOCK UNITS (RSUs)

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RSUs are claims for shares of company stock given to employees as a form of compensation. 

  • Stock options and restricted stock units (RSUs) are two types of equity compensation that companies offer their employees.
  • Stock options give employees the right to purchase company stock at a specific price known as the strike price. Options are granted on a set vesting schedule.
  • RSUs are a type of restricted stock that’s granted to key employees based on a set vesting schedule or after they reach certain performance benchmarks.

Stock options and RSUs differ in terms of their vesting, the form of compensation the employee receives, and how they are taxed.

RSUs and stock options are both forms of employee equity compensation — or non-cash compensation — offered to an employee by an employer. RSUs and options are generally the most common forms of equity compensation, but they are very different and you will want to approach them with different strategies to maximize your net worth. So, what exactly is the difference between stock options vs. RSUs?

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