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IRS wins one at Supreme Court: severance pay is subject to FICA tax

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
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  • USA
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  • April 1 2014

I blogged about the Quality Stores decision which at the district court and court of appeals levels held that certain severance payments were not

Gas prices must be going down

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • December 10 2013

Every year the IRS issues optional standard mileage rates that can be used by taxpayers to calculate the deductible cost of operating an automobile

The Supreme Court will decide whether FICA taxes is owed on severance pay

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 10 2013

I blogged here and here about Quality Stores, a case in which the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals held that severance pay is not subject to FICA

Independent contractor or employee it can depend upon who has the burden of proof

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • January 24 2013

Those of us who work in the benefits area understand that the distinction between employee and independent contractor is an important one, but one in

Can I add a no compete provision to a severance agreement?

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 20 2012

Pactiv Corporation sponsored a severance plan subject to ERISA

Assisting victims of Hurricane Sandy

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • November 6 2012

Although our main office is in Minneapolis, Minnesota, we have clients located in other parts of the country, and ourselves have an office in Washington, D.C

Possible FICA tax savings on severance pay

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 17 2012

A recent Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals decision concluded that severance pay provided to employees as a result of layoff or discontinuance of a plant, operations or other similar condition is exempt from FICA taxes

Court upholds wellness program

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • September 11 2012

In one of the few cases that has considered the legality of an employer wellness program, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals considered a challenge by an employee of Broward County, Florida to the county’s imposition of a $20.00 bi-weekly charge on employees enrolled in the group health insurance plan who refused to participate in the employee wellness program

Another health insurancedisability insurance coverage issue

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 11 2012

I recently blogged about an employer who continued health insurance coverage for an employee on short term disability in contravention of the health plan document

FAQs issued on the summary of benefits in coverage

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • June 1 2012

The Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Treasury have jointly issued another set of FAQs on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), the health care reform law