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The best place to get answers to employee equity compensation is here:

Look in the "Detailed Guidance" section.

The key thing is whether these were incentive stock options, or nonqualified stock options.

These options were exercised at the same price as the grant price

I'm curious -- why did you exercise early? Usually, unless the company pays a big dividend, or you're planning to sell the shares immediately, it's best to wait until the last possible moment.
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