The Options Industry Council was created to educate investors and their financial advisors about the benefits and risks of exchange-traded equity options. This podcast series will feature discussions with industry experts and exchange professionals about the latest topics that are impacting the options industry.
This podcast will focus on a select group of listed options known as Section 1256 contracts that are taxed under special IRS tax rules. Options tax expert Bill Paul from Covington & Burling LLP and host Joe Burgoyne will explain the 60/40 treatment, the type of options that receive this special treatment, and the rationale behind it.
Targeted to individuals who have more intermediate knowledge of the options markets.