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S-1/A
STEREOTAXIS, INC. filed this Form S-1/A on 06/17/2004
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employed for at least 20 hours per week and for more than five months in any calendar year. This plan permits eligible employees to purchase common stock through payroll deductions, which may not exceed the lesser of 15% of an employee’s compensation or $25,000 per annum.

       This plan will be implemented in a series of overlapping 24 month offering periods consisting of four six month purchase periods, except for the initial offering period, which will begin on the July 1 or January 1 next following the date of this prospectus. Subsequent offering periods will begin on the first trading day on or after January 1 and July 1 of each year. Any eligible employee may become a plan participant by filing a subscription agreement authorizing payroll deductions and filing it with our payroll office prior to the first trading day of any offering period. Each participant will then be granted an option on the first day of the offering period and the option will be automatically exercised on the last trading day of each six month purchase period, throughout the offering period, for the number of whole shares of common stock determined by dividing the amount of each participant’s accumulated payroll deductions as of the exercise date by the purchase price, which will be 85% of the fair market value of a share of common stock on the enrollment date or the exercise date, whichever is lower. Any residual payroll deductions not sufficient to purchase a whole share of common stock on the exercise date will be retained in the participant’s account for the subsequent purchase period or offering period. Employees may end their participation in an offering period at any time, and their participation ends automatically on termination of their employment.

       In the event of a proposed dissolution or liquidation, the offering period then in progress will be shortened by setting a new exercise date prior to the proposed date of dissolution or liquidation. The board of directors will notify each participant in writing at least ten business days prior to the new exercise date of the changes in the participants rights resulting from the proposed dissolution or liquidation, and the offering period will terminate immediately prior to the consummation of the dissolution or liquidation.

       This plan will terminate in February 2014 unless our board of directors terminates it sooner.

 
401(k) Plan

       We previously established a 401(k) retirement savings plan which was amended and restated effective January 1, 2002. Each of our participating employees may contribute to the 401(k) plan, through payroll deductions, not less than 1% nor more than 50% of his or her compensation. We may make matching or additional contributions to the 401(k) plan in amounts to be determined annually by our board of directors and subject to statutory limitations. Employees may elect to invest their contributions in various established mutual funds. All amounts contributed by employee participants and the employer match are fully vested at all times. For the years ended December 31, 2002 and 2003, we expensed $222,081 and $264,965, respectively, related to the 401(k) plan. Prior to 2002, we offered our employees the opportunity to participate in a Simple IRA plan. We made matching contributions to this plan for the benefit of our employees participating in this plan. For the year ended December 31, 2001, we expensed $134,853 related to the Simple IRA plan.

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