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Nonqualified Plans

Nonqualified plans are often used as an important tool to attract and retain executives and other key talent. In addition to helping with recruitment and lowering turnover, these plans can also be used to motivate performance.     

However, understanding the tax and regulatory implications of various nonqualified plans is vital in avoiding compliance issues. Learn more on our perspective related to executive and incentive compensation.

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IRS answers questions on tax-exempt executive compensation

The IRS released Notice 2019-09 providing guidance to assist taxpayers in implementing new executive compensation rules under section 4960.

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Nonqualified deferred compensation plan FAQs for employers

When setting up or managing nonqualified deferred compensation plans, employers should consider several key questions.

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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.

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Executive compensation structure in a competitive market

Effective executive compensation structuring requires a strategic mix of components and metrics closely aligned with your goals.

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Stock options and section 409A: Frequently asked questions

The following questions and answers explain the section 409A considerations that companies need to be aware of when issuing stock options.

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Qualified equity grants for private companies

Get answers to frequently asked questions about the tax deferral opportunity on qualified equity grants for private companies.

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Ohio Supreme Court rules on supplemental executive retirement plans

Ohio decision is reminder to understand tax implications of supplemental executive retirement plan income at the local jurisdiction level.

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