No Soup Tax Benefits for You!—Israeli Tax Advantaged ESOP Program Requirements

As you go through the “Option & Share Plan for Employees” Section of the Due Diligence Handbook and the various articles I’ve written on options  you will notice myriad references to  tax authorities in general and the ITA (Israeli Tax Authority or Mas Hachnasah) in particular. That’s because, as we discussed here, national tax authorities …

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Office Environmental Protection- Six Golden (or Green) Rules for Working with Contract Templates

I review contracts all the time.  Some of these are created by my company (e.g. a sales team member sends me a draft to review before they send it to a client) and some we receive from suppliers or customers.  And every so often, I come across an error of a particular type: Document Pollution. …

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Part IV: ESOP/ Equity-Based Compensation

Equity-based compensation in general and ESOP’s (Employee Share Option Plans) in particular are something of a triple threat.  They are equity, an area of supreme interest to potential investors or acquirers.  They are part of employee compensation, an area of supreme interest to your employees.  They are frequently subject to strict, detailed and flat-out confusing …

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It’s a Guest Blogger! And an Infographic! Amitai’s FX-in-Israel Survival Tips.

For an overview of some of the issues involved in trying to live in a shekel economy on currencies that are not shekels, see my post on Foreign Exchange Risk.     Amitai is a fellow member of the  Living in Israel-Debt Free Facebook group.  You are welcome to check us out, but please note that …

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