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.
Private employers must determine fair market value of equity for employee compensation purposes under general tax rules.
The federal government is expanding access to short-term, limited-duration health insurance starting in October 2018.
The Department of Labor expands access to health coverage options for small businesses through Association Health Plans.
Employer-provided education can often be a win-win for employees and employers if planned appropriately to be tax-free.
Notice 2018-75 clarifies that employers can exclude from employee wages reimbursements made after Jan. 1, 2018 for pre-2018 moving expenses.