Share Based Payments and Stock Options
|12 Months Ended|
Dec. 31, 2017
|Share Based Payments and Stock Options [Abstract]|
|SHARE BASED PAYMENTS AND STOCK OPTIONS||
On March 6, 2014, the Company’s Board of Directors (the “Board”) approved the 2014 Equity Incentive Plan (“2014 Plan) pursuant to which the Company may grant incentive, non-statutory options, stock appreciation rights, restricted stock, restricted stock units, performance shares, performance units and other stock or cash awards to employees, nonemployee members of our Board, consultants and other independent advisors who provide services to the Company. The maximum shares of common stock which may be issued over the term of the plan shall not exceed 2,500,000 shares. Awards under this plan are made by the Board or a committee designated by the Board. Options under the plan are to be issued at the market price of the stock on the day of the grant except to those issued to holders of 10% or more of the Company’s common stock which is required to be issued at a price not less than 110% of the fair market value on the day of the grant. Each option is exercisable at such time or times, during such period and for such numbers of shares shall be determined by the plan administrator. However, no option shall have a term in excess of 5 years from the date of grant.
Share-based payment expense to officers, directors and employees and the years ended December 31, 2017 and 2016 was $730,464 and $184,333, respectively.
Expense related to issuance of shares, options and warrants to consultants for the years ended December 31, 2017 and 2016 was $347,468 and $35,000, respectively.
The entire disclosure for compensation-related costs for equity-based compensation, which may include disclosure of policies, compensation plan details, allocation of equity compensation, incentive distributions, equity-based arrangements to obtain goods and services, deferred compensation arrangements, employee stock ownership plan details and employee stock purchase plan details.
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