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Eric D. Chason

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The Post-Tarp Movement To Regulate Banker Pay, Eric D. Chason Sep 2019

The Post-Tarp Movement To Regulate Banker Pay, Eric D. Chason

Eric D. Chason

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Executive Compensation And Tax Neutrality: Taxing The Investment Component Of Deferred Compensation, Eric D. Chason Sep 2019

Executive Compensation And Tax Neutrality: Taxing The Investment Component Of Deferred Compensation, Eric D. Chason

Eric D. Chason

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Deferred Compensation Reform: Taxing The Fruit Of The Tree In Its Proper Season, Eric D. Chason Sep 2019

Deferred Compensation Reform: Taxing The Fruit Of The Tree In Its Proper Season, Eric D. Chason

Eric D. Chason

Executive pensions (or deferred compensation) grabbed headlines after Enron's collapse and fresh concerns over ever-increasing executive pay. They also grabbed the attention of Congress, which reformed executive pensions legislatively in 2004 with ยง 409A of the Internal Revenue Code. Section 409A merely tightens and clarifies the doctrines that had already governed executive pensions, leaving the basic economics of executive pensions unchanged. Executives can still defer taxation on current compensation until actual payment is made in the future. Deferral still comes at the same price to the employer, namely the deferral of its deduction for the compensation expense. Thus, the timing ...