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Webcast: Fringe Benefits - 2020

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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's 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.

Location

ASCPA Live Online Webcast
Phoenix, AZ 85034-6617

Registration Time

7:30am

Fees

Member:
$300
Non-CPA Staff:
$400
Non-CPA Staff (100% club):
$300
Non-CPA Staff (sole proprietor):
$300
Non-Member:
$400
Webcast
Taxation
8

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 affecting employer health care benefits.

Course Level

Intermediate

Vendor

Kaplan Development Group More With This Vendor

Designed For

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

Prerequisites

General tax knowledge.

Event Leaders

Zollars, Edward K.

Rating: 4.85


Edward K. Zollars, CPA, is in public practice in Phoenix, Arizona as a partner with the firm of Thomas, Zollars & Lynch, Ltd. He has been in practice for more than 35 years, specializing in tax issues for closely held businesses and individuals.

Zollars has been professionally involved with both tax and technology issues, combining the two disciplines in producing the Current Federal Tax Development Update Podcast and website, dealing with current tax issues. He has been a member of AICPA Tax Division Committees focusing on tax and technology issues and was the Tax Section’s representative on three occasions to the AICPA’s Top Ten Technologies project. He is also a member of the Phoenix Tax Workshop’s Advisory Committee and currently serves on the Tax Legislation Liaison Committee for the Arizona Society of CPAs. Zollars was selected as a Life Member by the Arizona Society of CPAs in May, 2010.

Along with writing, editing and presenting courses for Loscalzo Institute, Zollars has written articles published in Practical Tax Strategies and the Tax Adviser. He has been a frequent contributor to a number of professional tax discussion groups, and served as systems operator on the AICPA’s Accountants Forum in the mid-1990s.

He has spoken regularly on tax and technology topics since 1996, speaking before conferences sponsored by the AICPA and a number of state societies of CPAs.


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Highlights

  • How any changes to federal laws affects employer health-care related 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 and compliance with IRC Section 409A.

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