Bernie Sanders wants employees who receive stock options as part of their compensation to be taxed when the options vest, rather than when they’re exercised, the Wall Street Journal reported . That would impose tax liabilities much earlier than at present. Sanders’ proposal means that employees would have to pay tax even if they haven’t made any money selling the shares underlying the options....
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