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Employee Benefits Insights

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A well-developed employee benefit plan addresses opportunities to attract, reward and retain key executives, and processes, which should be monitored and adjusted as costs change—all while keeping up to date on the latest industry trends, government regulations, and tax compliance issues.

RSM is pleased to provide ongoing perspectives and insights to help our clients deepen their understanding of current issues and trends.

RECOMMENDED INSIGHTS

Top 10 retirement plan internal control pitfalls—and how to avoid them

An examination of the most widespread internal controls mistakes and oversights committed by employers, and how to correct and prevent them.

Top 10 ways to reduce your fiduciary liability

Fiduciaries of employee retirement plans are liable for losses due to any breach of duty, making it critical to have controls in place.

Tips for designing a successful 401(k) plan

Plan sponsors should regularly assess 401(k) plans to ensure they maximize employee account balances at a reasonable cost.

RELATED INSIGHTS

IRS releases annual retirement plan limitations

IRS releases annual retirement plan limitations

Most retirement plan limitations see small increases from 2018 to 2019, including IRAs for the first time since 2013.

Federal agencies issue new rules on health reimbursement arrangements

Federal agencies issue new rules on health reimbursement arrangements

New federal government rules seek to expand the use of health reimbursement arrangements (HRAs) starting in 2020.

IRS issues favorable guidance for deducting business meals

IRS issues favorable guidance for deducting business meals

The IRS issued interim guidance on the deductibility of certain business meal expenses that are related to entertainment activities.

General equity compensation valuation rules for private entities

General equity compensation valuation rules for private entities

Private employers must determine fair market value of equity for employee compensation purposes under general tax rules.

Pre-2018 employee moving expenses are reimbursable in 2018, tax free

Pre-2018 employee moving expenses are reimbursable in 2018, tax free

Notice 2018-75 clarifies that employers can exclude from employee wages reimbursements made after Jan. 1, 2018 for pre-2018 moving expenses.

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