Proposed Section 409A Regulations Provide Relief and Planning Opportunities for 2005
October 12, 2005
By Mark Poerio, Ethan Lipsig, Steve Harris and Eric Keller
The recent enactment of Internal Revenue Code Section 409A in the Fall of 2004 was the most significant U.S. employee benefit development since the passage of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act in 1974. This deceptively simple section revolutionizes nonqualified deferred compensation¸ principally by establishing deferral election deadlines, by regulating distribution practices, and by imposing harsh penalties for non-compliance.
OFCCP Issues Final Rule: Federal Contractors Face New Record-Keeping Challenges Dealing with Internet Applicants
October 11, 2005