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409A Audits Underway; Are You Ready?

Melissa Klein Aguilar | November 6, 2009

Bad news for companies that thought their headaches related to Section 409A were behind them. While the struggle to comply with the onerous provision may be under control, they could face questions about their compliance during an audit.

The thicket of rules that governs deferred compensation arrangements, at the risk of severe tax consequences to employees, became effective Jan. 1, 2009. The final regulations were issued by the IRS in 2007.

MelbingerSome companies undergoing audits have already received Information Document Requests from the Internal Revenue Service asking for details about pay...

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