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Getting ESOPS as salary package? Know the tax treatment

Start-ups jobs are fairly common in India and have given ESOPs immense popularity. Several large American organisations with employees in India also offer ESOPs. Let’s understand how ESOPs are taxed. Before we begin to understand taxation of ESOPs, here are some key terms ESOP – or Employee Stock Option Plan allows an employee to own […]

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Taxation of RSUs and how to report them in your income tax return

Several corporates award their top performers with RSUs. RSUs or Restricted Stock Units, as the name suggests are both ‘restricted’ and ‘stocks’ which simply means these come as stocks but with certain restrictions, these may be subject to forfeiture and other conditions regarding vesting as the company may define. Taxation of RSUs Tax impact on […]

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