To be competitive, employers need to provide cost-effective benefits and compensation packages. To be compliant, those packages must adhere to a complex set of laws and regulations that are constantly changing. For more than 80 years, Bever Dye, LC has been offering retirement planning which predates ERISA. Bever Dye, LC is adept in offering assistance in all aspects of retirement planning, covering the entire scope of benefits issues, including retirement and welfare matters. Our firm’s Wichita ERISA lawyers also have experience navigating the complex legalities of executive compensation programs and employee benefits issues in mergers and acquisitions.
At Bever Dye, LC, we have a reputation for exceptional work, performed quickly and with a focus on your bottom line. For employers, the planning, design, operation and investment decisions involved in employee benefits and retirement plans can be overwhelming — especially when the complex tax regulations that govern compliance are considered. Our attorneys are knowledgeable, trusted advisors who can assist with a broad range of scenarios, including:
We have also counseled qualified retirement plan sponsors ranging from sole proprietorship to some of Kansas’ largest employers. Our attorneys assist on all aspects of qualified plans from plan design, IRS approval, plan operation, employee communications, regulation compliance and IRS and Department of Labor audits. We can also address issues regarding eligibility, discrimination, contributions, vesting and other related matters for qualified retirement plans as well.
Our firm has extensive experience with issues pertaining to the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, or ERISA, a federal law that protects participants in employee benefit plans. ERISA governs many types of retirement plans (401(k) plans, employee stock ownership plans and pensions) as well as other benefit programs such as medical and disability insurance. Our Wichita ERISA attorneys represent you in regulatory employment matters by providing guidance or relief from agencies and responding to audits or other inquiries.
Our lawyers find creative solutions to help you successfully manage legal issues involving taxation, employment benefits and ERISA. Call Bever Dye, LC at 316-263-8294 or contact us online to schedule an appointment and discuss your legal concerns.