Employee Stock Options in Canada

Part I

Ross Pasceri, Alexandra (Ali) Spinner
Infographic
| 6/21/2019
Many companies and start-ups are using employee stock options as a way to compensate and attract employees. While they can be a generous perk on top of an employee’s salary, the potential tax ramifications need to be considered. In our four-part infographic series, our tax experts will cover some of the key considerations employees should keep in mind when exploring stock options issued by Canadian-controlled private corporations.
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Stay tuned for Part Two of our employee stock options infographics series where we will take an in-depth look at what criteria is needed to qualify for the 50% deduction. For more information on the taxation of employee stock options in Canada, contact Ross PasceriAli Spinner or another member of Crowe Soberman's Tax Group.

While this infographic provides general information, Crowe Soberman recommends that you speak with your tax advisor before taking specific tax planning steps. 

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Ross Pasceri
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Ali Spinner Crowe Soberman
Alexandra (Ali) Spinner
Partner, Tax
Alexandra Spinner Professional Corporation