There are various tax incentives to encourage companies to consider an ESOP. This Brief discusses an employer’s ability to use tax deductible funds to service ESOP debt and the advantages of deductible cash dividends.
The ESOP Association
ESOP Association Resources
ESOP Brief, Dividends, 404(k), Resource
ESOP Brief, Leveraged ESOPs, Convertible Stock, Financing, Resource
How to use convertible preferred stock in an ESOP.
ESOP Brief, Leveraged ESOPs, Non-leveraged ESOPs, Financing, Resource
This Brief describes common accounting practices for non-leveraged and leveraged ESOPs.
ESOP Brief, Tax Benefits, 1042, Dividends, 404(k), 409(p), Resource
S corporation election can result in substantial tax savings at the corporate level, but some factors may not make S election viable for all companies.
ESOP Brief, Benefits, Retirement Benefits, Diversification, Distributions, Resource
A broad overview of how ESOPs compare to other employee benefit plans, like 401(k) plans, and what the benefits of ESOPs are to employee owners.