Highlighting News, Trends and Best Practices in Employee Benefits

FICA-Reduction Arrangements using Wellness Programs

Posted by Rachel Smith on Jun 23, 2016 11:27:34 AM

BEWARE OF FICA-REDUCTION ARRANGEMENTS USING WELLNESS PROGRAMS

It has come to our attention that certain arrangements are being marketed to employers that are intended to reduce an employer’s FICA obligation by significantly increasing employees’ pre-tax salary reductions. We want to caution employers against entering into these types of arrangements before having a conversation with an employee benefits attorney who understands them. This alert provides some background on these schemes and our concerns with them.

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Topics: Wellness, EmployeeBenefits, Wellness Programs, Health & Wellness, FICA

Webinar 6/22/2016 A Wellness Program on a Limited Budget

Posted by Rachel Smith on Jun 16, 2016 7:00:00 AM

A Wellness Program on a Limited Budget

Creating a wellness program does not need to be scary or expensive. Join wellness author and CEO, Will Clower, as he explains wellness options that can fit into any budget.

This webinar will provide examples of fitness programs you can deploy tomorrow, a road map for introducing wellness tools to your organization, and developing a wellness campaign that will deliver results.

Register now for this free webinar presented by Will Clower, CEO, Mediterranean Wellness on June 22, 2016 at 12:00 EDT.  

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Topics: Wellness, EmployeeBenefits, HR, Employer Services, Webinar, Health & Wellness