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Tax Of Qualified Deferred Compensation Plan, Lucius C. Gossick Jan 1961

Tax Of Qualified Deferred Compensation Plan, Lucius C. Gossick

Cleveland State Law Review

One of the primary reasons for the steady growth in the number of qualified deferred compensation plans described in Section 401 (a) of the Internal Revenue Code of 19541 is their usefulness as tax planning devices. An important tax consideration in adopting such a plan is that the taxation of plan benefits to employee-participants or their beneficiaries, provided by current employer contributions, will be deferred to some future time. Because of the rapid changes that occur in the income tax law this article will cover general tax considerations applicable to such benefits that exist presently. Consideration will be given the ...