John Hendrickson

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John Hendrickson focuses his practice on employee benefits and executive compensation. He has served as counsel to clients large and small, taxable and tax-exempt, including several large multinational corporations, with regard to all aspects of their employee benefit and executive compensation programs. He is known for his creative solutions and a common sense approach to solving client problems. Read John Hendrickson's full bio.

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Tax-exempt employers face a matrix of tax and disclosure issues in designing an appropriate supplement retirement program. This resource intends to examine the income tax, payroll tax and Form 990 reporting aspects of the major plans currently available to tax-exempt employers, and review those major plans from the reference point of several major design considerations. Continue Reading.…
Since the announcement by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) that sponsors of individually designed retirement plans may no longer receive a periodic determination letter, plan sponsors have faced uncertainty about how to demonstrate compliance for their retirement plans. Our McDermott Retirement Plan Compliance Program, a new opinion letter and operational review program for individually designed 401(a) and 403(b) retirement plans, will allow plan sponsors to document their plans’ compliance with tax code requirements in response…
As more and more advisers continue to transition from the role of the product salesman to benefit facilitator, knowing what to do in the event of the client entering into a corporate spinoff can be critical. John Hendrickson, partner at McDermott Will & Emery, says he is beginning to see a trend in corporate spinoffs and ensuring advisers have the tools necessary to assist in this transition could be imperative. To breakdown the key points…