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, Valuation, Adequate Consideration, Resource
This Brief answers important questions you may have about ESOP stock valuation, including who may value a stock and how valuations occur.
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, Fiduciary Liability, Trustee, Prohibited Transaction, Self Dealing, Adequate Consideration, Breach, Resource
A guide to the ERISA rules all ESOP fiduciaries need to know to fulfill their obligations.