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Share Options RTSO1 Tax Calculator

How to calculate share option RTSO1 tax liability?
See example below on how to calculate share profit.

Let us introduce Emily who exercised her share options. Emily made an Exercised Share Profit of €20,000. This is calculated as follows:

Cost of Shares;10,000 shares @€1 = €10,000
Value of Shares;10,000 shares @€3 = €30,000
Exercised Share Profit: €20,000

Exercised Share Profit

Assuming the 40% tax rate applies
Income Tax 40%

PRSI 4%

USC 8%

Total 52%

Please Note
Where an employee benefits from an Unapproved Share Option Scheme a Self Assessment Tax Return Form 11 for the relevent year MUST be made.

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