The IRS defines requisites of recordkeeping for Plan Sponsors

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 …

Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Section 409A Compliance

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  (June 5, 2015) Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida  Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Section 409A Compliance Executive benefits consulting firm,  Fulcrum Partners LLC, is pleased to distribute this AALU Washington Report to its clients and friends.   This continuing series of articles is intended to provide deep insight into trends, events, and issues that impact the design and operation of nonqualified executive benefit …

2015 Tax Season NQDC Alert

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This article on tax planning tips for nonqualified deferred compensation plans is reprinted with permission of myNQDC.com, a respected source of information, content, and tools on nonqualified deferred compensation.  Download as a PDF or read the full release below. NQDC Alert: What’s New For the 2015 Tax Season – Fulcrum Partners by Fulcrum Partners LLC

Fulcrum Partners is Helping Build a Vocational School in Rwanda

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You could describe it as an opportunity to make a meaningful difference or the chance to help answer the question, when facing a child in the poverty of Rwanda, “What would you say to help him think God is good?” When the team at Fulcrum Partners heard the story of how native Rwandan, John Gasangwa, has completed his education in the …

Five Essentials of Pay for Performance – PSX Article

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Every organization has goals to meet, stakeholders to satisfy and a strong need to continually attract and retain talent, all of which must be accomplished while carefully maintaining balances of short-term and long-term compensation and variable versus guaranteed reward. This article in the latest issue of PSX: People Strategy Exchange features David H. Fisher of Fulcrum Partners, LLC and Thomas E. …

Equity Pitfalls Under Section 409A Checklist by Skadden Law et al.

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Need a checklist of pitfalls that may cause restricted stock units and stock options to violate Section 409A of the Internal Revenue Code (IRC)? Below is an article by Regina Olshan, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, Daniel Hogans, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP  and Russell E. Hall, Tower Watson. Download as a PDF or read the entire article …

Electronic DOL Filing for Top Hat Plans to Be Mandatory

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Nonqualified deferred compensation “top hat” plans do not require annual Form 5500s. Instead, the Department of Labor requires a Top Hat plan disclosure letter whenever a new plan is implemented. Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Plans enable executives and other high-income earners to defer income beyond the limits of qualified 401(k) plans. These plans garner more attention any time there are tax …

The Exchange for People October 2014

Phil Currie Looks at Executive Retirement Plans in October PSX Magazine

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Do you feel like you are “stuck with your SERP?” In this month’s issue of PSX: People Strategy Exchange, you’ll find cutting edge views and perspectives on all things relating to people strategy; a fresh take on human resources issues and executive benefits plan solutions. Access the magazine here. And read “A New Look at Executive Retirement Plans,” from Phil Currie …