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IRS Proposes Sweeping § 162(m) Regulations

Earlier this week, the IRS issued long-awaited proposed regulations under Section 162(m) of the Internal Revenue Code.  Our colleagues at Covington’s Tax Reporting & Withholding Blog published a comprehensive summary and analysis of the proposed regulations.  As you will see, the proposed regulations fell short of proposing workable solutions for public companies wrestling with the changes … Continue Reading

Significant Reductions to Deductible Pay at Public Companies

Part of Our Series on the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 Employers generally may deduct reasonable salaries and other compensation paid to their employees. However, section 162(m) of the Internal Revenue Code imposes a $1 million annual limit on the amount of compensation that a publicly held corporation can deduct with respect to … Continue Reading
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