Ohio Employee Ownership Center: How the ESOP Fits in Your Overall Benefits Package
Webinar Description: Your total Benefits and Rewards package is an important expenditure for your business. This session will explore the options when structuring a comprehensive benefit and compensation plan for your company. We will examine the tax issues with Employee Benefit Plans in general as they are related to either an S-Corp or C-Corp ESOP.
Presenter Information: Rachel J. Markun is a Partner in the Napa and San Francisco offices of Hawkins Parnell & Young. Ms. Markun advises clients regarding the corporate, tax and fiduciary issues relating to ESOPs and employee benefit plans. Ms. Markun has an active practice in addressing ERISA issues in litigation matters and in addressing regulatory matters involving ESOPs. She has extensive experience in substantive ERISA issues and in preparing defense strategies for ERISA cases, including privilege issues, co-fiduciary liability issue and damages issues. She counsels many ESOP companies and fiduciaries on a range of compliance, best practices and risk management issues. Ms. Markun is a frequent lecturer and author on corporate, tax and fiduciary issues relating to ESOPs and employee benefit plans.