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Subject:  Re: ESPP Spreadsheet Date:  10/18/2001  8:38 AM
Author:  ShyCougar Number:  54689 of 124818

I know the IRS is thinking about taxing that discount as income

As far as I know, the ESPP discount has always been taxed as ordinary income. I believe what the IRS is considering doing is assessing FICA and Medicare taxes on that discount.

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