Speaker: Jason E. Russell, Tax Director, Deloitte Tax LLP.
Jason is a Director in Deloitte Tax’s Global Employer Services group with nearly 20 years of tax consulting client service experience. In this role, Jason works with a team of nationally-deployed practitioners on a variety of Fortune 500, technology, social media, and not-for-profit clients. Jason consults with clients on a variety of employment tax, executive compensation, and equity compensation issues. Specific issues include acquisition-related compensation issues (280G), deferred compensation (409A and 457A), compensation deductibility (162(m)), equity structuring, fringe benefits, and tax-qualified retirement plans. In addition to the income inclusion and corporate deductibility of these items, Jason consults on the related income and employment tax withholding/reporting requirements for these items for both US and global jurisdictions.