Dean Mead ESOP attorney, Jay Van Heyde, and PCE partner, Will Stewart, presented an informative seminar to the ABC Central Florida Chapter on Sept. 12th. Their topic covered key benefits of creating an ESOP for founders and owners in the construction industry. View their full presentation video here.
A taxpayer may, for a fee, request a written letter ruling from the IRS interpreting and applying tax laws to the taxpayer’s represented set of facts. However, there are some issues in which the IRS will not issue a letter ruling. Taxpayers should note that the IRS has recently added three new issues to its […]
Most employees today receive various benefits from their employers in addition to their salary. Such benefits often include employer paid group life insurance, a 401(k)/profit sharing plan, defined benefit pension plan, tax deferred annuity or other deferred compensation plan. These benefits are frequently a significant part of an employee’s compensation and, over time, may be […]
Dean Mead was a Silver Sponsor for the IN TUNE WITH ESOPs Fall Conference, that was held on September 17-18, 2014 in Nashville, TN. Shareholder Joseph “Jay” Van Heyde II was one of the featured speakers on the topic of Equity Compensation Basics for Private Companies on Thursday, September 18th, 2014. To learn more about this conference, please follow the […]
On August 29, 2013, the IRS and U.S. Treasury Department released Revenue Ruling 2013-17, addressing tax issues arising from the U.S. Supreme Court decision in U.S. v. Windsor. The Ruling generally provides that same-sex couples legally married in one state are married for all federal tax purposes. We wish to highlight one particular impact of this […]
On July 2, the Treasury Department announced a one year deferral of the implementation of the employer mandate provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The annoucement was posted on the Treasure Department website. The employer mandate was scheduled to take effect January 1, 2014. It will now take effect January 1, 2015. This deferral will […]
Jay Van Heyde contributed an article for the April “Legal Update” in the ESOP Association newsletter. He wrote about The Evolving Landscape of Trustee Indemnification by ESOP Companies — Harris v. Greatbanc Trust Company. The article examines an ESOP company’s ability to indemnify an ESOP trustee against losses and expenses, such as attorneys’ fees during […]