2018 Fringe Benefits: Using Options to Contain Costs and Increase Employee Job Satisfaction

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Cancelled - Jan 14, 2019

Registration: 7:30 AM / Program: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Fees

Member Fee: $0.00
Nonmember Fee: $0.00

Available Discounts

AICPA Member: None
Full time Accounting Educator: None

Description

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.

Designed For

Practitioners and industry accountants who are interested in the tax rules that govern fringe benefits. May also be suitable for public practice.

Objectives

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.

Major Subjects

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 profdev@orcpa.org.