Course ID: FB

Fringe Benefits: 2018

Fringe benefits are a significant part of every company’s overhead, and a concern for every employer. Help your clients or your employer comply with the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, make effective use of fringe benefits, and reduce income and payroll tax burdens in the process. During this one-day program, learn how you can most effectively use major fringe benefit options to contain costs and increase employee job satisfaction.


LEARNING OBJECTIVES
  • 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 TOPICS

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
  • Group-term life insurance
  • Child and dependent care programs
  • Non-qualified deferred compensation plans after final Section 409A regulations

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

FIELD OF STUDY
Taxes

PREREQUISITES
None

COURSE PRODUCER
Loscalzo Associates

CPE CREDITS
8.0

LEVEL
Intermediate
 

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