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Fringe Benefit Planning for 2021 and Beyond

Description

Due to changes in both the economy and the Internal Revenue Code, fringe benefit planning has become one of the most important areas of planning for your client’s business and personal needs. There are a variety of tools and techniques to meet a client’s fringe benefit planning objectives. This course looks at those various tools and techniques and provides the practitioner with a basic understanding of how to use each one. This course also features a review of some complex areas of employee benefit planning, including ERISA reporting and disclosure requirements.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this course you will be able to:
• Compare a variety of planning tools and techniques to meet a fringe benefit planning objective. • Compare complex areas of employee benefit planning, including ERISA reporting and disclosure requirements.

Major Topics

An overview of the fringe benefit planning process
• Understanding the needs of the business owner
• Understanding the needs of the employees
• Options under IRC §132 fringe benefit plans
• When to use a cafeteria plan
• Tax rules regarding timing of income and deductions in cash compensation planning
• Tax implications of dependent care and educational assistance plans
• How a flexible spending account plan works
• Design features of a group term life insurance plan
• Regulations when using medical savings accounts
• Various options to financing retiree medical benefits
• Comparison of health care benefits under an insured plan versus an HMO
• Detailed overview of major ERISA reporting and disclosure requirements
• Understanding of IRC common control rules
• Overview of age and sex discrimination rules

Provider
Maryland Association of CPAs
Course Level
Basic
Professional Area of Focus
Tax
Taxation
CPE Field of Study
Taxes
8
Who Should Attend

CPAs, EAs, attorneys, and financial planners

Instructor(s)
Arthur Werner
Prerequisites

None

Advanced Preparation

None

Location
Live – Online Webcast
Event Information
When
Aug 25, 2022
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm EDT
Location
Live – Online Webcast
Total CPE Credits
8
Format
Live Webcast

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Fringe Benefit Planning for 2021 and Beyond


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