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TAG: retirement plans

How much do you know about these popular 401(k) alternatives?

June 4, 2018By

Traditional 401(k)s may not be effective because the IRS’s “top heavy testing” rules may disqualify contributions from management and ownership. There are alternatives to traditional 401(k)s that will allow all employees and owners to contribute, giving the participants tax-deferred compensation, as well as allowing the company a tax deduction without the burdensome income testing that usually hijacks the good intentions... read more

Design an effective compensation plan

October 30, 2017By
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Lessons learned from the 2017 employee compensation survey Designing effective compensation and benefits packages are paramount in contending for the best talent in today’s competitive labor market. As the economy improves, the demand for landscape services rises, requiring an increase in skilled labor. While this news is good for businesses from a company sales prospective, it creates significant challenges when... read more

Retirement plan options

March 13, 2017By
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Starting an employee retirement plan is a great way to help employees plan for their futures while rewarding them in the process. It also may incentivize them to help grow the company while reducing taxes. Retirement plans present significant tax advantages for both employers and employees. Contributions from the employer are deductible and contributions from the employee are deductible and... read more