|Full time Accounting Educator:||-160.00|
Fringe benefits are a significant part of every company’s overhead and a concern for every employer. Help clients or employers comply with Congress’ revisions to the health care laws, make effective use of fringe benefits, and reduce income and payroll tax burdens in the process. During this one-day program, participants will learn how to most effectively use major fringe benefit options to contain costs and increase employee job satisfaction.
Practitioners and industry accountants who are interested in the tax rules that govern fringe benefits. May also be suitable for public practice.
Participants will be able to: Identify opportunities to use various fringe benefit programs to reduce total compensation costs * Evaluate benefit options and special programs * Explain fringe benefits to owner-manager clients or employers * Create opportunities for consulting with clients * Comply with the rules in “Affordable Care Act” affecting employer health care benefits.
How any changes to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act affects fringe benefit planning * Major tax advantaged fringe benefit programs * Health Savings Accounts and Health Reimbursement Arrangements * Accident and health plans (insured and self-insured) * Tax treatment of automobiles as fringe benefits * COBRA coverage requirements * Long-term care insurance * Section 125 Flexible Spending Arrangements/Cafeteria Plans * Market considerations * Group disability insurance * Employee expense account reimbursement plans, including the impact of changes to meals and entertainment by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act * Group-term life insurance * Child and dependent care programs * Non-qualified deferred compensation plans after final Section 409A regulations.
If you would like to register for this event, please contact OSCPA at 800-255-1470, 503-641-7200, or email email@example.com.
Edward K. Zollars, CPA is a partner in the Phoenix, Arizona CPA firm of Thomas,Zollars & Lynch, Ltd. He has been practicing for the last 36 years in the areas of taxation of individuals and closely held business. Ed is also an author and speaker for Kaplan Professional Education, Inc., handling tax related continuing education courses for CPAs. He also authors tax articles appearing on Kaplan’s Current Federal Tax Developments website and presents a weekly audio and video update on tax developments.