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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


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


Penalty for employer missed COBRA notice affirmed
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • September 17 2014

Almost two years ago I blogged about a federal district court decision from Alabama that imposed a penalty of $37,950 ($75 a day) on an employer that


IRS wins one at Supreme Court: severance pay is subject to FICA tax
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • 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
  • 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


HIRE Act tax benefits
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • May 13 2010

On March 18, 2010, two new tax benefits were enacted as part of the Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment (HIRE) Act


Unreasonably low compensation and FICA taxes
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • February 29 2012

In many cases where the IRS claims that compensation is not “reasonable,” the focus is on whether the compensation is too high to be deductible by the employer


FAQs issued on the summary of benefits in coverage
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • 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


FAQs issued on Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • June 1 2012

The Departments of Labor, Treasury and Health and Human Services have the responsibility to administer and enforce the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008


Impact of health care reform on existing grandfathered employer plans
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • April 21 2010

Employers want to understand the impact of health care reform on their businesses, their plans and their employees