OUR THOUGHTS ON ADVICE FROM BNA: IRS UPDATES GOLDEN PARACHUTE PAYMENT AUDIT TIPS
Our consultants took a keen interest when the IRS updated its golden parachute payment qualification requirements. Our 280g calculation & qualification experts continue their advisory role for businesses including audit support for CPAs.
Check out these IRS audit tips from BNA regarding the latest golden parachute payment changes.
“Companies and individuals tapped to undergo Internal Revenue Service examinations of golden parachute payments should review the updated Golden Parachute Payments Audit Technique Guide (2017 ATG) issued by the IRS on Jan. 20. Golden parachutes are arrangements that provide executives or key employees with significant financial compensation in the event of a change in ownership or control of the employer. The IRS examines golden parachute payments to determine whether: (1) the payer can claim a deduction for the payment under I.R.C. § 280G, and (2) the recipient is subject to a 20 percent excise tax as an excess payment under § 4999.”
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