Financial Accounting Blog

Tuesday, March 23, 2004

Stock Options. The San Jose Mercury News recently reported that change is on the horizon for the stock option reporting structure.
Any day now, accounting rule-makers will propose that companies must subtract the cost of stock options from their profits, a change that would force technology companies across America to erase billions of dollars in profits. No place would feel the impact more than Silicon Valley, where companies dish out generous stock options to executives and rank-and-file employees alike.