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.
The IRS intends to start assessing large employers with shared responsibility payments if their health plans are not compliant with the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The IRS expects to send letters before Dec. 31, 2017, to assess payments for 2015. Review any assessments carefully.
We’ll discuss revenue recognition, goodwill, tax reform and the regulatory examination process specific to employee stock ownership plans.
Employer leave-based donation programs let employees forgo personal leave in exchange for cash payments to charities for disaster relief.
New IRS guidance outlines the operating rules for qualified small employer health reimbursement arrangements (QSEHRAs).
Retirement plans affected by Hurricane Maria and the California wildfires may find regulatory relief provided by federal agencies.