Introduction to Equity Compensation insights into the various equity compensation structures by doing a thorough in depth analysis of the pros and cons of Stock Options(ISOs and NSOs), ESPP, RSUs, Restricted Stocks, Stock Appreciation Rights and others that are commonly used at both private and public companies. The eBook enumerates strategies for individuals who have equity as a component of their total compensation. The various situations have been stimulated with detailed examples for better understanding. As an added bonus, it also gives details for holding period requirements to gain preferential tax treatment and outlines tax consequences on exercise (inclusion in AMT vs Ordinary Income), 83(b) filing and section 409A compliance requirements. It is a suitable guide for both formulating strategies and as a course study book to establish competency.