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...In the meantime, join the crowd of the rest of us recipients of ISOs who have, in effect, prepaid long term capital gains. That's the only way I've been able to come to peace with the fact that, through the AMT, the IRS took taxes from an event that didn't actually yield cash income......

(Please excuse the soapbox)

Thanks for your response. Now, claiming your soapbox, if a taxpayer under-withholds, he/she may owe a penalty. Conversely, if the government temporarily overcharges via AMT, then provides credits in future years, the taxpayer has no recourse! How's that for "taxpayer relief?" I apologize for the rant.

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