Global Reward Services Alerts

Global Reward Services Alerts reports on trends and developments that affect multinational organizations' compensation and benefit programs.

Michael A. Bussa

Michael A. Bussa

Tax Partner, National Leader, Global Reward Services, KPMG LLP

+1 212 954 1811

Global Rewards Services (formerly Compensation and Benefits) Alerts

Notice 2018-76: Transitional guidance on deductibility of business meal expenses

This article discusses the IRS released Notice 2018-76 on the deductibilty of expenses for certain business meals under section 274

Tax Reform and 162(m)

This slip sheet focuses on section 162(m) and its potential implications on performance-based compensation.

New law takes a bite out of deductions -

This article discusses the numerous deductions that the H.R. 1 limits or eliminates.

Summary of expenses subject to section 274 limits and disallowances -

This article is a table showing limits and disallowances.

A new paradigm for equity deferrals in private companies - Section 83(i) elections -

This article discusses the challenges that private companies face by the illiquid nature of their equity when recruiting and retaining talent.

H.R. 1 section 162(m) changes and tax provision review implications -

This article discusses the recently enacted H.R. 1, which includes several significant changes that impact the section 162(m) deduction limitation for compensation paid to named executives of publicly traded companies.

Revisions to section 162(m) bite as hard as they bark -

This article discusses the recently signed H.R. 1, which makes several sweeping changes to section 162(m). This alert summarizes those changes and the potential impact on publicly held corporations that maintain incentive-based compensation programs and similar arrangements for their key employees and executives.

The Potential Tax Reform Impact on under the House Ways and Means Committee’s Tax Cut and Jobs Act on Various Compensation and Benefits Related Programs

This article discusses significant changes the TCJA proposes to compensation and employee benefit arrangements as well as significantly expanding the compensation and benefit deduction limitations under sections 162(m) and 274.

BEPS Action 7, the Changing Definition of Permanent Establishment: A Guide for HR & Mobility Professionals

This article provides some general background on permanent establishment and how the changes in Action 7 can affect the HR and Mobility functions.

Umbrella Section 162(m) Compensation Arrangements Provide Design Flexibility While Preserving Deductions

This article discusses the plan design of performance-based incentive compensation paid to covered employees of public corporations and how it can be challenging to accommodate flexibility in plan design while also preserving tax deductibility under Code Section 162(m).

Is The Free Lunch Really Free? Tax Issues When Providing Employee Meals

This article discusses the potential tax issues for an employer when providing employer-provided meals to their employees.

Employers face the realities of a location-flexible workforce

This article discusses the some of the key tax-related issues of flexible arrangements across multiple tax jurisdictions.

U.S. Country-by-Country Reporting Rules

This article discusses the HR/mobility aspects of Action 13 – Country-by-Country and its impact on U.S.-headquartered companies.

New overtime rules affect millions

On December 1, 2016, new overtime rules under te Fair Labor Standard Act will take effect and will change the way employers manage many of their employees.