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|Departments Release Guidance on Dental and Vision Plans, EAPs, and "Wraparound" Coverage|
Stacy H. Barrow, Paul M. Hamburger, Peter J. Marathas; Proskauer Rose LLP;
January 6, 2014, previously published on January 3, 2014On December 20, 2013, the Departments of Treasury, Labor, and Health and Human Services (collectively, the Departments) jointly issued proposed rules (Proposed Regulations) that would amend the regulations regarding excepted benefits under various federal laws, including the Employee Retirement...
|What Are The Main Differences For Dismissing An Employee Between The US And France?|
Jeremy M. Mittman, Coralie Roos; Proskauer Rose LLP;
December 27, 2013, previously published on December 24, 2013Contrary to the U.S., which has the concept of “at-will” termination, to dismiss an employee in France, an employer must have a “real and serious cause” and must comply with a specific procedure. The cause is not pre-determined by the employment contract.
|More Post-Windsor Guidance from the IRS Relating to Benefits for Same-Sex Spouses: Cafeteria Plan Changes, Flexible Spending Accounts and Health Savings Accounts|
Roberta K. Chevlowe, Bali Kumar; Proskauer Rose LLP;
December 27, 2013, previously published on December 20, 2013Prior to the U.S. Supreme Court’s Windsor decision that repealed Section 3 of the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), same-sex spouses were not recognized as spouses for federal tax and benefits purposes. In the immediate aftermath of Windsor, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued...
|IRS Issues Temporary Non-Discrimination Testing Relief for Closed Defined Benefit Plans and Request for Comments|
Paul M. Hamburger, Lisa Berkowitz Herrnson; Proskauer Rose LLP;
December 27, 2013, previously published on December 20, 2013On December 13, 2013, the IRS issued Notice 2014-5 which provides temporary relief for satisfying the nondiscrimination requirements under Section 401(a)(4) of the Internal Revenue Code (the “Code”) for plan sponsors that maintain defined benefit plans which have been closed to new...
|Governor Cuomo Signs New York Non-Profit Revitalization Act of 2013|
Andrew P. Merten; Proskauer Rose LLP;
December 27, 2013, previously published on December 24, 2013The New York Non-Profit Revitalization Act of 2013 (the “Act”), which was passed by the New York State legislature in June, was signed into law by Governor Andrew Cuomo last week. The Act seeks to modernize the New York Not-For-Profit Corporation Law (the “NPCL”), and is the...
|2014 Estate, Gift and GST Tax Update: What This Means for Your Current Will, Revocable Trust and Estate Plan|
Proskauer Rose LLP;
December 20, 2013, previously published on December 2013As we previously reported, the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 (the "Act") made the following permanent: (1) the reunification of the estate and gift tax regimes, (2) the $5 million estate, gift and generation-skipping transfer ("GST") tax exemptions, as increased for...
|IRS Draft of 2013 Form 990 and Instructions|
Jamie Bowles; Proskauer Rose LLP;
December 20, 2013, previously published on December 19, 2013Earlier this year the IRS issued drafts of the 2013 Form 990, Return of Organization Exempt From Income Tax, and 2013 Form 990 Instructions. Although there were no major changes to the Form 990, there were several changes and clarifications in the draft instructions, including:
|Reading the IRS Q&A on Net Investment Income Tax with a Focus on Estates and Trusts|
Proskauer Rose LLP;
December 20, 2013, previously published on December 2013On November 27, 2013, the Internal Revenue Service updated the series of Questions and Answers (the Q&A) explaining the basics of the new 3.8 percent net investment income tax (the NII tax) that it previously released on August 8, 2013. The NII tax, which came into effect on January 1, 2013, is...
|One Year Later...|
Proskauer Rose LLP;
December 20, 2013, previously published on December 2013This time last year, we found ourselves in a whirlwind of advising clients to maximize transfer tax planning opportunities. We worked to ensure that clients took advantage of what many thought would be a once in a lifetime opportunity to transfer up to $5.12 million free from federal gift and...
|UK Employment Law - A Year In Perspective - Changes Past and on the Horizon|
Peta-Anne Barrow, Daniel Ornstein; Proskauer Rose LLP;
December 20, 2013, previously published on December 19, 20132013 has been a significant year for UK employment law. In particular, an abundance of new legislation (both about substantive law and Employment Tribunal procedure) has heralded a number of important changes.