EXAMINING A RANGE OF EMPLOYEE BENEFITS
AND EXECUTIVE COMPENSATION ISSUES
On September 11, 2015, the Pension Benefit Guarantee Corporation (PBGC) issued final reportable events regulations that are intended to reduce the burden of reporting for plan sponsors that present the least risk of not being able to fund their plans in the future.
Earlier this year, the Internal Revenue Service proposed regulations that address when an allocation of income by a partnership to a partner in exchange for services is really a disguised fee that should be taxable to the service provider, not as a partnership allocation, but as ordinary compensatory income.
Earlier this week, we posted the first 8 of 15 recommended steps to consider when submitting an equity plan for shareholder approval.
There was a time when seeking shareholder approval of an equity compensation plan was a fairly simple process.
It's not hard to find stories in the business and popular press these days about the impending "retirement crisis" in the United States created by the demise of the defined benefit plan, the increased reliance by employees on 401(k) plans as their primary source of retirement income (other than Social Security), and the inadequate level of retirement readiness of most Americans.
Administrators of tax-qualified retirement plans (or their delegated payor) are responsible for both withholding on distributions and for reporting the tax withheld.
On August 17, the US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit affirmed the dismissal of an action brought by a company’s pension plan participants against the company and the plan's fiduciaries.
Readers of a certain generation will remember the 1980s G.I. Joe cartoon that often ended with the tagline "Knowing is half the battle." On August 26, in Mirza v. Insurance Administrator of America, Inc.
The US Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights (OCR) is gearing up for the second phase of Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) audits.