When I'm asked to help with an employee benefit design, one of my first questions concerns the employer's tax structure. Unfortunately, sometimes the response is, "Who cares?"

The best answer is: The employer cares.

An employer will not offer an employee benefit unless it will benefit the company. Perhaps it will help improve morale or increase productivity; maybe it will help reduce turnover or motivate employees to take fewer sick days.

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