The immoral assault on CEO pay
- Say it ain't so, (average) Joe. O’Leary, Brian J. // Academy of Management Perspectives;Aug2008, Vol. 22 Issue 3, p6
A letter to the editor is presented an article by Steven Kaplan in the May, 2008 issue about the unreasonable compensation presented to many corporate chief executive officers.
- Compensation issues for S corporations: Compensation or distributions? Gates, Patricia S.; Smith, Darlene A. // CPA Journal;Nov95, Vol. 65 Issue 11, p62
Focuses on compensation issues for S corporations. Noncompensation earnings from an S corporation; Cases involving social security benefits; Recharacterizing earnings distributions from an S corporation.
- HSBC Faces Dissent on Executive Pay. // American Banker;5/31/2011, Vol. 176 Issue 83, p12
The article reports that nearly one-fifth of HSBC Holdings PLC's shareholders voted against the bank's executive pay plan on May 27, 2011.
- SENIOR MOMENTS. Davidson, John // BRW;6/5/2008, Vol. 30 Issue 22, p82
The author comments on executive remuneration in Australia. According to the author, the $50,000,000 payout to outgoing Macquarie boss Allan Moss reminds him of the $13,000,000 payout given to AMP boss George Trumbull. He claims that the level of executive pay in Australia is not a...
- How to avoid the `unreasonable compensation' trap. // Corporate Board;Mar/Apr92, Vol. 13 Issue 73, p28
Offers advice for companies on avoiding disallowances for unreasonable compensation to executives during a tax audit. Features of the report by William M. Mercer Inc. showing that unreasonable compensation is one of the most frequent disallowances during a tax audit; Gathering compensation data...
- A tax on `excess benefits'. Tennenbaum, Jeffrey S. // Association Management;May94, Vol. 46 Issue 5, p57
Discusses the proposal of the Treasury Department to mete taxes on certain benefits given out by nonprofit organizations. Penalties for the failure to comply with Form 990 disclosure requirements; Application of the tax to unreasonable compensation and excessive considerations paid for...
- The corporate officer's independent duty as a tonic for the anemic law of executive compensation. Michael, Douglas C. // Journal of Corporation Law;Summer92, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p785
Discusses executive compensation in large industrial corporations in the United States. Uproar over executive compensation; Economic background of the process of negotiating executive compensation; Costs of non-owner managers; Imperfections in the market for chief executives; Courts' reaction...
- Cut From the Top. Pelote, Sr., Willie L. // La Prensa San Diego;7/30/2010, Vol. 34 Issue 30, p6
The article offers the author's insights on how tax dollars are being spent on high administrative salaries in the U.S. by citing the controversial annual salaries of three public officials in Bell, California including Robert Rizzo who receives 787,637, Angela Spaccia who makes 376,288, and...
- The Hot Breath of the IRS. Shifman, Julie C. // Trustee;Jun99, Vol. 52 Issue 6, p16
Focuses on Intermediate Sanctions, a tax law which imposes penalties where a tax-exempt organization pays what the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) considers compensation to its high-level executives and physicians. Its provisions; Conditions should be considered to minimize of the risk of these...