Compensation and Benefits
Structuring programs to compete for talent in today’s market
Effective compensation and benefits programs are central to your ability to attract and retain talent in today’s hypercompetitive employment market. The good news? You have more options to choose from than ever before, enabling you to more closely tailor your compensation and benefits programs to your business strategy and to your employees’ needs. But that complexity is also the bad news. How do you choose the right options without creating undesirable tax complications? How do you keep your plans aligned with your strategy in an evolving business environment? How do you deal with the uncertainties and compliance burdens of constantly changing regulations?
At RSM, we understand. We’ve been helping middle market businesses make the right compensation and benefits choices to support their unique strategies for decades. From plan design and implementation to the full range of compliance, tax and reporting challenges you face, we’re ready to help.
IRS substance-over-form argument to re-characterize transactions between a DISC and IRA as excess contributions rejected by First Circuit.
To address questions around the new section 45S employer tax credit for family and medical leave, the IRS published an FAQ document.
Get answers to frequently asked questions about the tax deferral opportunity on qualified equity grants for private companies.
The IRS will not process 2017 individual tax returns without health insurance information as ACA penalties still apply for 2017.
While it is true that fringe benefits were scratched by tax reform, the bleeding is relatively minor. Despite the level of damage, employers likely need to change some processes or reporting to comply and may also consider now a good time to do an employment tax check-up while the changes are being reviewed.