Employee Matters

Internal Controls – Cerini Short

Internal Controls Cerini Short In this Cerini Short, Nicholle Mezier, CPA, Manager explains Internal Controls. WHAT ARE INTERNAL CONTROLS? WHY DO WE NEED THEM? Internal controls are one of the most essential elements within any organization. Internal controls are put...

Internal Controls: The 5 Components

What are internal controls? Why do we need them?
Internal controls are one of the most essential elements within any organization. Internal controls are put in place to enable organizations to achieve their goals and missions.

Taxable vs Non-Taxable Benefits

As it becomes harder to attract and retain talent and also to help deal with soaring inflation, many employers are looking for ways to provide employees with tax-free benefits in order to entice employees to join or stay and help mitigate the impact of the rising costs. However, both employers and employees need to be aware that even despite their best intentions, many benefits or incentives can be considered taxable income – which from the employer side would require both withholding and reporting and would be includable in income for employees.

Taxable vs Nontaxable Benefits – Cerini Short

Taxable vs Nontaxable Benefits Cerini Short In this Cerini Short, Edward McWilliams, CPA, Partner talks about the Taxable vs Nontaxable Benefits. As it becomes harder to attract and retain talent and also to help deal with soaring inflation, many employers are looking...

Giving Your Retirement Plan a “PEP” Talk

Every time you turn around there seems to be additional risk and exposure surrounding pension plans … employees suing plan sponsors, worries about asset allocations and administrative fees, definitions of compensation, changing and confusing regulations, and more....

Concerns in a Down Economy

In a nutshell, the goal of a pension plan is to help your employees put aside money for their retirement. This can be done strictly on an employee deferment system, or you, as their employer can make contributions to help them reach their retirement goals. The problem...

Pension Planner – From the Editor

Quite often, we are provided with information about updates and regulatory changes for retirement plans. These updates are geared to benefit current and future retirement plan participants by improving accessibility for future financial security of individuals,...

Guest Article: Retiree Health Insurance Follow Up

The 25th issue of the Lesson Plan featured an article on how school districts can save money by having the retirees subscribe to a different health insurance product. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), employees in the age categories 55 to 64 and age...

You May Need to Establish a Pension Plan for Your Staff

New regulations at both the NY City and NY State levels may now require employers, including physician practices, to establish a pension plan for the benefit of their employees. Summary – NY City Regulations On May 11, 2021, New York City Mayor De Blasio signed into...

Guest Article: Retiree Health Insurance Options

In the fall of 2019, we discussed how to carve out your retiree population and the strategy behind it. Baby Boomers are aging into retirement at a rate of more than 10,000 per day! That’s a lot of retirees. As people are living longer, a school district’s retiree...
Internal Controls – Cerini Short

Internal Controls – Cerini Short

Internal Controls Cerini Short In this Cerini Short, Nicholle Mezier, CPA, Manager explains Internal Controls. WHAT ARE INTERNAL CONTROLS? WHY DO WE NEED THEM? Internal controls are one of the most essential elements within any organization. Internal controls are put...

read more
Internal Controls: The 5 Components

Internal Controls: The 5 Components

What are internal controls? Why do we need them?
Internal controls are one of the most essential elements within any organization. Internal controls are put in place to enable organizations to achieve their goals and missions.

read more
Taxable vs Non-Taxable Benefits

Taxable vs Non-Taxable Benefits

As it becomes harder to attract and retain talent and also to help deal with soaring inflation, many employers are looking for ways to provide employees with tax-free benefits in order to entice employees to join or stay and help mitigate the impact of the rising costs. However, both employers and employees need to be aware that even despite their best intentions, many benefits or incentives can be considered taxable income – which from the employer side would require both withholding and reporting and would be includable in income for employees.

read more
Taxable vs Nontaxable Benefits – Cerini Short

Taxable vs Nontaxable Benefits – Cerini Short

Taxable vs Nontaxable Benefits Cerini Short In this Cerini Short, Edward McWilliams, CPA, Partner talks about the Taxable vs Nontaxable Benefits. As it becomes harder to attract and retain talent and also to help deal with soaring inflation, many employers are looking...

read more
Giving Your Retirement Plan a “PEP” Talk

Giving Your Retirement Plan a “PEP” Talk

Every time you turn around there seems to be additional risk and exposure surrounding pension plans … employees suing plan sponsors, worries about asset allocations and administrative fees, definitions of compensation, changing and confusing regulations, and more....

read more
Concerns in a Down Economy

Concerns in a Down Economy

In a nutshell, the goal of a pension plan is to help your employees put aside money for their retirement. This can be done strictly on an employee deferment system, or you, as their employer can make contributions to help them reach their retirement goals. The problem...

read more
Pension Planner – From the Editor

Pension Planner – From the Editor

Quite often, we are provided with information about updates and regulatory changes for retirement plans. These updates are geared to benefit current and future retirement plan participants by improving accessibility for future financial security of individuals,...

read more
Guest Article: Retiree Health Insurance Follow Up

Guest Article: Retiree Health Insurance Follow Up

The 25th issue of the Lesson Plan featured an article on how school districts can save money by having the retirees subscribe to a different health insurance product. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), employees in the age categories 55 to 64 and age...

read more
You May Need to Establish a Pension Plan for Your Staff

You May Need to Establish a Pension Plan for Your Staff

New regulations at both the NY City and NY State levels may now require employers, including physician practices, to establish a pension plan for the benefit of their employees. Summary – NY City Regulations On May 11, 2021, New York City Mayor De Blasio signed into...

read more