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2021 Tax Facts on Insurance & Employee Benefits (Volumes 1 & 2)

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Tax Facts on Insurance & Employee Benefits is the advisor’s source for tax information as it relates to these two critical areas, showing how tax regulations are pertinent to planning practices – updated to reflect the CARES Act and more.

Insurance and employee benefits each carry their own set of tax issues, and advisers cannot possibly make the thorough and complete assessments that clients depend on without understanding this ever-changing area.

Tax Facts on Insurance & Employee Benefits is your source for tax information as it relates to these two critical business and financial planning areas, showing how tax law and regulations are pertinent to insurance, employee benefit, and financial planning practices. With thousands of easy-to-use questions & answers, Tax Facts helps advisers understand the tax implications of the recommendations that they make for their clients.

This two-volume edition features:

  • Thousands of easy-to-read Q&As that comprehensively cover all aspects of insurance and employee benefits tax issues
  • Practical advice for any professional, including financial planners, in-house HR professionals, insurance producers, and third-party advisers
  • Detailed explanations of the various types of insurance products and employee benefits that are most commonly used by individuals and businesses
  • Practice points that give concise advice on how to handle real-world tax issues
  • Tax information to help avoid problems before they become costly mistakes, as well as correct problems when they do occur 

New in the 2021 Edition:

  • Extensive coverage of the effect of the SECURE Act on qualified plans, including new RMD rules, new rules on inherited IRAs, and contributions beyond age 72
  • Complete updates on the legal and regulatory changes related to the CARES Act
  • Updated paid leave requirements under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act
  • Updated withholding and employment tax requirements
  • Complete set of updated inflation number adjustments

Topics Covered:

  • The effect of the SECURE Act
  • Legal and regulatory changes related to the CARES Act
  • Legal and regulatory changes related to the Families First Coronavirus Response Acts
  • Annuities and life insurance products
  • ERISA regulations for employee benefit plans
  • Health insurance, including Healthcare Reform
  • Long-term care insurance
  • Disclosure and recordkeeping requirements
  • Qualified and nonqualified compensation plans
  • Defined contribution and defined benefit deferred compensation plans
  • Funded and unfunded plans
  • PBGC requirements
  • Estate and gift tax planning and consequences
  • And More! See the “Table of Contents” section for a full list of topics

 

Additional Information
SKU 2920021
Book Option Print
Publication Date December 14, 2020
ISBN 978-1-949506-87-7
Page Count Volume 1 = 1,008 and Volume 2 = 1,056
Author Robert Bloink, Esq., LL.M.; William H. Byrnes, Esq., LL.M., CWM; Alexis Long, J.D. (Lead Contributing Editor)
Edition 2021
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Robert Bloink

Prof. Robert Bloink worked to put in force in excess of $2 billion of death benefits for the

insurance industry’s producers in the past five years. His insurance practice incorporates

sophisticated wealth-transfer techniques, as well as counseling institutions in the context of their

insurance portfolios and other mortality-based exposures. Prof. Bloink is a professor of tax for

the Graduate Program of International Tax and Financial Services, Thomas Jefferson School of

Law, San Deigo, CA.


Previously, Prof. Bloink served as Senior Attorney in the IRS Office of Chief Counsel, Large

and Mid-Sized Business Division, where he litigated many cases in the US Tax Court, served

as Liaison Counsel for the Offshore Compliance Technical Assistance Program, coordinated

examination programs audit teams on the development of issues for large corporate taxpayers,

and taught continuing education seminars to Senior Revenue Agents involved in Large Case

Exams. In his governmental capacity, Prof. Bloink became recognized as an expert in the

taxation of financial structured products and was responsible for the IRS’s first FSA addressing

variable forward contracts. Mr. Bloink’s core competencies led to his involvement in prosecuting

some of the largest corporate tax shelters in the history of the United States.

William H. Byrnes, Esq., LL.M.

William Byrnes is the leader of National Underwriter's Financial Advisory Publications, having been appointed in 2010. He is a professor and an associate dean of Texas A&M University School of Law. He is one of the leading authors and best-selling authors in the professional markets​ with 30 books that have sold in excess of 100,000 copies in print and online, with thousands of online database subscribers. His National Underwriter publications include Tax Facts, Advanced Markets, and Sales Essentials.

Mr. Byrnes held senior positions of international tax for Coopers & Lybrand and has been commissioned and consulted by a number of governments on their tax and fiscal policy. He has served as an operational board member for companies in several industries including fashion, durable medical equipment, office furniture and technology. 

He pioneered online legal education in 1994. In 1998 he developed the first online program to achieve American Bar Association acquiescence. His Master, LL.M. and doctoral programs are leveraged by wealth managers, financial planners and life insurance underwriters.