Employee Compensation and Benefits - Mini CourseCode: 16-COMP2

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71 pages

Course description and objectives:

The various ideas, methods and techniques to optimize the overall compensation package for key employees and principals are examined in this mini-course. Generally, businesses may deduct employees’ pay including wages, salaries, and other perks. Certain fringe benefits that can provide an unusually tax favored manner of supplementing compensation are described and evaluated. In addition, equity participation is explored through stock sales, repurchase agreements, incentive stock options, ESOT’s, stock options and bonuses. Finally, deferred compensation arrangements are investigated. The goal of this mini course is to provide participants with a working knowledge of types of compensation necessary to structure a compensation package minimizing tax liabilities and cost.

Course Objectives:

After reading the materials, participants will be able to:

1. Identify the twenty common-law rules used by the IRS to determine whether a person is an employee for purposes of FICA, FUTA and federal income tax withholding.

2. Recognize employee and officer compensation deductibility factors and the related employment taxes and reporting obligations to ensure compliance with regulations.

3. Analyze and compare fringe benefits to provide deductible incentive based employee compensation.

4. Explain equity incentive opportunities available to employers emphasizing the variety, tax treatment, and use of stock plans.

5. Discuss using deferred compensation agreements to attain compensation and retirement objectives.

 

Presentation Method:   Self-Study

 

Category:  Taxation

CPE credit:  3 Hours

Program Level:  Update

Prerequisites:  None

Advance Preparation:  None

Exam expiration date:  Participants must submit exams for grading within one year from the date of purchase

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American CPE, Inc. is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors.  State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit.   Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be addressed to:  National Registry of CPE Sponsors, 150 Fourth Ave. North, Nashville, TN 37219-2417.  Web site:  www.nasba.org

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