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.
An IRS private letter ruling illustrates how employee stock ownership plans are governed by the corporate sponsor’s structure.
Plan sponsors have until July 31, 2018, to pay the patient-centered outcomes research fee on health plans for plan years ending in 2017.
Business owners need to consider the impact tax reform has on the benefits of retirement plan contributions.
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.