I got the shares of a company as part of the employee stock options program when I was associated with the company when I was living in India.
I moved to USA an year ago on H1B visa. My company got sold and they paid off the share holders based on the number of shares possessed. I am in USA when this transaction happened.
Am I liable to pay tax to IRS for this transaction? If so, what is the percentage? I possessed the shares for more than 5 years.