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Restricted stock is stock of a company that is transferable only when certain conditions have been met.

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Unvested "RSE" on W-2 Box 14

My spouse's employer has granted him RSUs (which for some reason they call RSE) as part of a long term incentive plan. It is a set amount granted ever year over the past 3 years, but none of it has ...
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How exactly does RSU impact my tax return? [duplicate]

I have some RSUs in 2021 and some of them got vested. I see that in my H&R Block software it states that these were reported on my W2 and I think they were. So my question is how is this vesting ...
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Must I select "The cost basis is incorrect or missing on my 1099‑B" in TurboTax in the case of vested RSUs?

I file my US taxes via TurboTax as a US lawful permanent resident. Some of my RSUs vested in 2021, which I partly sold in 2021. My employer uses E-Trade for RSUs. E-Trade reports on Form 1099-B that ...
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UK - RSU Capital Loss (/Gain) on vest?

Say I had 100 RSUs granted, and when vesting shares trade at $10. My employer will aim to withhold 54.59% to cover income tax/employee NIC/employer NIC. The following day, when my employer actually ...
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What is the cost basis for my RSU? My 1099-B says $0

Block 14 of my W2 says $40,000 RSU. My paystub itemized the $15,000 tax deductions (fed, state, SSA, etc..). Out of the remaining $25,000, twenty thousand dollars were deposited to my E-Trade ...
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Received 1099B for unvested RSU after leaving company

I left a job in 2019 where I was granted some RSUs that were to be vested first time in 2020. But I never received the RSUs since I left the company before the first vesting. Today I received a 1099-B ...
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How do I report restricted stock unit (RSU) income that has vested in multiple states

In 2016, when I started at my current employer, I received a grant of Restricted Stock Units (RSUs) that vests over 4 years. I was employed in our NY office 2016-2018 and San Francisco Office 2016-...
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Where are RSUs issued from?

Beginner here. Let us say, I join some company X. They offer me 400 stocks over 4 years of vesting period. Similar to me, there will be hundreds of employees who will be joining everyday. Doing a ...
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How are RSU's vesting on the weekend priced for tax purposes?

My current understanding of how RSU's work is that they are taxed as regular income based on the price of the stock on the day of vesting. However, if RSU's vest on a Saturday, are there SEC or IRS ...
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Why do some employers in the United States ask employees to accept the grant when granting them Restricted Stock Units (RSUs)?

Why do some employers in the United States ask employees to accept the grant when granting them Restricted Stock Units (RSUs)? For example, accepting the grant could be done by clicking on some "...
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RSU gain on payslip

I work for starbucks, and receive RSUs (shares) every November. I have also Netbenefits account for managing this shares. Even though I don't sell my shares, every December some amount of RSU gain ...
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What Shares Do I Actually Have?

I have a pretty standard arrangement with an LLC I'm employed by. I have unvested units and a vesting schedule for when they become "vested" units. I used vested in quotes because the LLC's Operating ...
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Restricted stocks

I have a 36,000 shares of a $0.30 stock. The company is still in business and is listed. The stock certificated is stamped restricted. I contacted the company to remove the restriction & was told ...
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What's the difference between Released and Received RSU's?

I was awarded some RSUs from Big Tech Company that went public a while back. In my share management software (provided by the company), it shows that I was granted X RSUs, but I've since only ...
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Rules for cost basis adjustment of RSUs that vest causing a wash sale

I've read through a bunch of posts and couldn't find a definitive answer. In this example, I have RSUs that vest every month from my employer. Let's say I decide to sell 1 share of stock for a capital ...
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What should I look at to decide whether to keep or not my Restricted Stock Units?

The company has been happy with my performance these years, and I received RSU which started investing. I have never owned stocks before: even though the company is US-based, I'm not a US resident and ...
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Do I own vested RSUs that have a 2-year block once I have resigned?

I have resigned from my position today after 21 months in my role. I do have some vested RSU that have a 2-year block (i.e. that can be exercised in November 2019). I have paid taxes on these RSUs. ...
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Weighing unvested RSU's against stock options in a job offer

I currently have unvested restricted stock units with my employer. It's a very stable publicly-traded company. I received a job offer from a private company hoping to IPO in the next few years and ...
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After-Tax Deductions Concerning my RSUs

My Restricted Stock Units were included in my Income on my W-2 (Box 1) and End of Year Paystub. However, my company also deducted from my paystubs a substantial amount as After-Tax Deductions. I do ...
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How to calculate cost basis for RSUs that are vested and never sold?

Following is my situation (changed the numbers for simplicity): ABC Inc vested 120 RSUs in 2018, in which 20 RSUs were sold by my employer (price of the share $10, and $20 trade fee) for the tax ...
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If I have stock that is unregistered at the time of a company buyout does my stock automatically register?

I was a contractor for a small public company for which I received stock compensation. There is a fee to register the stock so I am waiting to see if the stock ends up being worth anything before ...
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Why is the cost basis reported by a broker on RSUs 0 USD?

I notice that E-Trade reports on the Form 1099-B that the cost basis for vested RSUs is 0 USD. Shouldn't the cost basis that report in my tax form be the value of the shares at the time of vesting? ...
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What is the purpose of an RSU Tax Offset?

I'm reviewing the year to date figures on my last paycheck stub for 2018. There's this entry for RSU Tax Offset I'm trying to discern here. I can trace it back as a line item of a check stub 6 months ...
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How are RSU stocks taxed?

I am confused how RSU stocks are taxed. When RSUs vest, some of them are sold (sell to cover). Is this equivalent to tax withheld on your paycheck? The RSU is kind of considered part of my pay and ...
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Though I understood my RSU and selling the shares I acquird through it but not sure anymore

So let me give a simplified example to start. I have 1,000 RSUs that vested on June 1st 2018. The market value for them is $10 and $10,000 is accounted for on my W-2. 300 shares were automatically ...
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Tax Loss Harvesting and RSUs

I routinely sell my RSUs as soon as they vest, but this previous vesting period -- I did not. Sadly, the stock declined ~25 percent since that time. Some key notes. This would be a short-term sale ...
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Why Would a Company Change Restricted Stock Units (RSUs) Vesting Plan?

My company gives out Restricted Stock Units (RSUs) each year. The RSUs used to vest 100% on the 3rd year after granting them. This year they have changed the plan, and instead they vest 25% of the ...
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In which case(s) can one receive Restricted Stock Units (RSUs) before they vest?

I read on https://www.schwab.com/public/eac/resources/articles/rsu_facts.html (the page is configured not be mirrored): With RSUs, you are taxed when the shares are delivered, which is almost ...
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LIFO versus FIFO for selling RSU

I have RSU's vesting from my company periodically in USA. I would like to sell them to diversify in an index fund. How do I choose between LIFO and FIFO for the maximum resultant cash? FIFO First in ...
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Capital Gains Taxes for multi-year vest RSUs UK

Assume that you work for a company in the UK that grants you a number of RSUs to vest in a multi-year schedule (as per usual), for example, a vest event every 6 months for 2 years. The RSUs are valued ...
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Tax bracket for vested RSU

I sold some RSUs once they were vested. I see in the Merrill Lynch statement that a certain amount of shares were taken out to cover the taxes. The federal tax is taken @ 25%. Now, when I calculate ...
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If I earn RSUs in a private company while living in California, and am no longer employed with the company at IPO, do I owe California taxes?

I'm employed at a private company in San Francisco. Part of my compensation is in RSUs, which are subject to the standard two vesting conditions for startup company stock: time, and the occurrence of ...
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When are RSUs taxed for pre-IPO company?

This is a more specific version of this question. If I receive RSUs from a pre-IPO company on a 4 year vesting schedule, when do my RSUs get taxed? Per this page: With RSUs, you are taxed when the ...
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Short and long term cap gains taxed higher than expected

This is my first year including the sale of RSU's (or any stocks) in my taxes. My expectation was that short term gains would be taxed at a rate similar to my normal income tax rate, and long term ...
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RSU - vested and reported as income in W2 Box 1, should it also show in Box 12 V (same as stock option)?

RSU - vested and reported as income in W2 Box 1, should it also show in Box 12 V (same as stock option)? My employer put it in Box 12V, is it correct?
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RSUs and withheld taxes

A number of RSUs vested for me on the first of this year, but weren't released until mid-March due to an unreleased 10k. During this period, I switched jobs mid-February, and I was terminated at the ...
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What form do I declare RSU payouts on for my taxes?

My company sold and I had RSU's. They gave me a K-1 form but it doesn't show what I was paid, only what was paid in on my behalf. I have not received a w-2 for the payout. Is there a specific form ...
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How do I calculate the cost basis of Restricted Stock Units (RSUs)?

I was granted RSUs that vested 1/3 per year, over 3 years. From E*Trade I have: 2016, 133 Shares Vested, 89 Shares Transferred to me, Tax Paid: $3,424.52 2017, 134 Shares Vested, 90 Shares ...
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Choosing tax-withholding method for restricted stock units

Last year I have been granted some Restricted Stock Units (RSUs) by my employer that vest over three years. The first batch is about to vest and I soon have to choose a tax-withholding method, between ...
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Company RSUs vested, but they sold to cover when I wanted to pay tax

I was handed a contract last year by my American company, which is listed on the US stock market (I'm based in the UK with a UK subsidiary) whereby they would give me a number of RSUs each year for ...
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What happens to unvested RSUs when a public company is bought out by private firm?

This is kind of similar to the question in here but a bit specific to a particular situation. My company ( a public company ) was recently bought by a private company. In the agreement, it said all ...
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What cost basis do I report on the 1099?

Let's say hypothetically $10,000 of RSU vested this past year. My employer has listed $10,000 of RSU onto my W-2 in Box 14. I elected sell-to-cover so now I'm left with ~$5,500 after the sell-to-...
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Have I been paying double taxes on my RSUs for 3 years?

I have been receiving RSU grants from my employer every year, and was exercising them and selling them soon after. E-Trade(employer provided brokerage account) tells me they withheld taxes at the time ...
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How are long-term/short-term capital gains tax calculated on restricted stock?

When starting at my company, I was given some number of stocks -- these stocks vest in 1/3 increments, each 12 months over 3 years. How are these stocks taxed with respect to long-term vs short-term ...
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Selling RSUs that vested at different values

I live in the USA. I have some RSUs that are all long vested. I want to sell some, but not all of them. Many of the shares vested at different values, but they're all obviously at the same value now. ...
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How are RSU's factored into Income during loan qualification?

I'm new to the tech industry and was wondering how RSU's factor into loan qualification. RSU's particularly at more established companies are essentially cash. They may change with the stock price ...
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What happens to my restricted stock in the eBay & PayPal spin-off?

Currently I hold vested restricted stock units in eBay. According to the media, after the spin-off, eBay shareholders will receive a PayPal stock for each eBay stock they own. Does this applies to ...
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Do restricted stock units (RSUs) count as constructive receipt based on the percentage vested or only upon full vesting?

When am I liable for taxes? I know that I am not liable for taxes on the date of grant. Scenario: I have been granted an allotment of restricted stock with a 4 year vesting schedule by a publicly ...
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Selling non-dividend for dividend stocks

H all, Few years ago , I received from my previous employer several hundred RSU, all managed by ETrade. since then all have already got Vested. I never sold neither bought any, in other words, I ...
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Is there a kind of financial advisor for stock investors? How to find a good one?

I've been at a company for a few years and have some restricted stock units (RSUs) that have vested. I'm on E*Trade and know a little about stocks, but I'm no expert. Is there a financial advisor of ...
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