Why Does Executive Benefit Benchmarking and Strategic Planning Matter So Very Much?

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Why Does Executive Benefit Benchmarking and Strategic Planning Matter So Very Much? On the surface, two plans may appear equal. Yet, when skillful executive benefits professionals analyze the plans, disparities become glaringly obvious. Cost to the company, reward to the executive, flexibility of benefits, and tax ramifications can vary drastically. Plan sponsors typically work diligently to decrease the costs of …

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Taxes at the Optimal Time. Your Need for a Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Plan

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Taxes … at the Optimal Time YOUR NEED FOR A NONQUALIFIED DEFERRED COMPENSATION PLAN A nonqualified deferred compensation plan, NQDC, can provide you flexibility and control in planning when you receive compensation payouts. Income taxes on the payments received are not paid until the year you receive your money. By choosing to defer distributions while you are working (and your tax rate is potentially higher), you can …

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Recruit. Retain. Reward … Retire.

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Recruit. Retain. Reward … Retire. NQDC plans can provide employers critical leverage to recruit, retain, reward through to retirement, the key talent that enables the organization to achieve its goals, maintain stability, and satisfy board members and stakeholders. Inspire/influence the behavior of key performers by customizing contribution and vesting schedules to use as performance rewards for executives. A company’s NQDC plans …

Your Need for a Nonqualified Executive Benefits Plan

Your Need for a Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Plan

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YOUR NEED FOR A NONQUALIFIED DEFERRED COMPENSATION PLAN Bridging the Gap … A nonqualified deferred compensation plan, NQDC, can serve an important function in helping to fill the significant gap between the combined amount of your social security retirement benefits plus your qualified retirement benefits and the amount of retirement savings you will need in order to replace your current …

More on How Section 409A Rules

More on How Section 409A Rules Impact Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Plans

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The following update was prepared by IslerDare PC and is shared here with their permission as Fulcrum Partners continues to provide education and insight on the changes and clarifications to Section 409A Rules and Section 457 Rules. You may download this report on the Resources Page (New Section 409A Rules Impact Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Plans) of the Fulcrum Partners website. You may also view or …

FULCRUM WHITE PAPER 409A and 457

White Paper: 409A and 457 Updates That Will Impact Your Deferred Compensation

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White Paper: 409A and 457 Updates That Will Impact Your Deferred Compensation IRS Proposed Changes Deferred Compensation Rules 2016 409A and 457 Updates The US Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service have issued proposed guidance and new regulations on deferred compensation arrangements under Sections 409A and 457 of the Internal Revenue Code. These actions were published June 22, 2016, in the …

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Flexibility Offered for Deferred Compensation Plans of Tax-Exempt Organizations, Government Agencies

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Flexibility Offered for Deferred Compensation Plans of Tax-Exempt Organizations, Government Agencies The article posted below was published by JD Supra Business Advisor, and authored by Brian Pinheiro and Diane Thompson of Ballard Spahr LLP. Originally released June 23, 2016, the article looks at two sets of proposed regulations under Sections 457 and 409A of the Internal Revenue Code. The U.S. Treasury Department has issued the proposed regulations, relating to deferred compensation plans of state …

IRS Announces 2016 Pension Plan Limitations

IRS Announces 2016 Pension Plan Limitations

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IRS Announces 2016 Pension Plan Limitations; 401(k) Contribution Limit Remains Unchanged at $18,000 for 2016 Ponte Vedra Beach, FL — (October 23, 2015) —  The IRS announced yesterday that there will be no cost of living adjustments for qualified pension and defined contribution plans.  The important retirement plan limits for 2016 and 2015 are summarized below: 2016 2015 Elective Deferral Limit …

Review Compensation Arrangements Relating to Unvested Rights

Review Compensation Arrangements Relating to Unvested Rights Now

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Now’s the Time to Review Compensation Arrangements Relating to Unvested Rights As the calendar year winds down, reviewing Compensation Arrangements related to unvested rights is a timely move. In an online article published last week by JD Supra and written by Kimberley Anderson, Jamison Klang, and Marianne O’Bara of Dorsey & Whitney LLP, the authors point out that as the end of the year approaches, correction …

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IRS Releases the Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Audit Techniques Guide

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IRS Releases the Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Audit Techniques Guide PONTE VEDRA BEACH, FL — (July 28, 2015) The Internal Revenue Service issued its Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Audit Techniques Guide in June of this year. According to this guide, the IRS examinations of nonqualified deferred compensation plans will primarily focus on: (1.) the timing when deferred amounts are includible in the …