29 May 2020
Taxation of Compensation and Benefits brings together all areas of compensation and benefits law. The first part discusses traditional compensation and benefits law, including fringe benefits, accident and health plans, VEBAs, cafeteria plans split-dollar life insurance, group-term life insurance, golden parachute agreements, bonuses, vacation pay, loans to employees, employee achievement awards, entertainment expenses, automobile expense deductions, and withholding taxes. The second part discusses stock compensation arrangements, including incentive stock option plans, nonqualified stock option plans, Section 423 employee stock purchase plans, restricted stock, phantom stock plans, employee stock ownership plans, and stock appreciation rights. The third part of the book discusses retirement plans, such as ERISA plans (including pension and profit-sharing plans), nonqualified deferred compensations plans, individual retirement accounts, tax deferred annuities, and section 457 plans. Social Security and Medicare benefits are also discussed.