Financial Advisory Blog

Armanino’s Financial Advisory blog is your source for thought leadership around cloud ERP and accounting solutions and integrations. Supported by the Cloud Accounting Institute and numerous experts in cloud, finance, reporting, integration, compliance, and technology, Armanino’s Financial Advisory blog features must-read content on what’s happening in the finance industry, case studies, white papers, and much more.

June 2, 2015

Stock Award Modifications: What to Consider

Managing a stock plan can be complicated and difficult. Once you’ve completed confirming all the grants, exercises and forfeitures, what else is there to check out? One of the most overlooked and ignored aspects stock based compensation maintenance is adjusting stock award modifications to existing awards. When do we consider a change to be a …

January 23, 2015

Stock Based Compensation – Year End Inventory

It’s that time of this new year to start thinking about updating your stock based compensation for fiscal year 2014. If you’ve been keeping up with quarterly activity and updates, you are already ahead of the game. Regardless, there are several things to keep in mind to ensure your stock-based compensation expense is accurate and …

October 29, 2013

The 5 Best Practices of Cheap Stock

From a tax perspective, cheap stock has major individual tax consequences—back-dating and granting equity instruments below fair market value (FMV) can create cheap stock scenarios. In some cases, this type of compensation can trigger a 20% tax penalties on top of ordinary income rates (to learn more about this issue, watch our recorded webinar on …