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stock option

noun
1.
an option giving the holder, usually an officer or employee, the right to buy stock of the issuing corporation at a specific price within a stated period.
Origin
1940-1945
1940-45
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  • stock option compensation should not qualify for the credit.
  • Since there is no employer cash outlay, there is no justification for subsidizing stock option compensation.

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