Businesses and nonprofits operating in Pennsylvania that hire independent contractors or corporate directors who live outside of Pennsylvania, or that pay rent on Pennsylvania property to landlords living outside of Pennsylvania, must carefully consider new Pennsylvania withholding rules that will be enforced beginning on July 1, 2018.
With increasing frequency, U.S. companies are electing or appointing non-U.S. tax residents to serve on their board of directors. Therefore, it is important to be aware of the U.S. and foreign tax obligations that must be met and issues that arise when a U.S. nonresident director joins the board.
Proxy advisory firm ISS provides an FAQ addressing questions about how they evaluate U.S. equity plans.
Learn more about which trends are emerging in compensation and stock ownership guidelines for U.S. non-employee directors.
Recent litigation outcomes around the pay of non-employee directors could indicate a new trend in compensation reform.
A new law in Pennsylvania could require companies to withhold PA personal income tax on compensation paid to nonresident outside directors and other nonemployees.
FW Cook’s 2018 Director Compensation Report studies non-employee director compensation at 300 companies of
various sizes and industries to analyze market practices in pay levels and program structure.
FW Cook’s 2017 Director Compensation Report studies non-employee director compensation at 300 companies of various sizes and industries to analyze market practices in pay levels and program structure.
Highlights of the 2017 Domestic Stock Plan Administration Survey, cosponsored by the NASPP and Deloitte Consulting LLP.
Submission of Federal Form 1099-MISC and withholding on Pennsylvania-source nonemployee compensation, business income and lease payments.
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