ASPPA Webcast: International Employees and Employers: Retirement Plan Issues

By ASPPA Net Staff • November 28, 2017 • 0 Comments
Available until April 26, 2019

Speaker: Virginia K. Sutton, QKA, QPFC, Consultant Account Executive, VKS Consulting, Johnson & Dugan

Experience Level for Attendees: Intermediate

IRS Program Number: CZTXU-Q-00852-18-O

Webcast Outline


This webcast details the myriad of issues that arise when an international employer sponsors a retirement plan, and when there are international employees participating in a retirement plan. Do you know what laws apply? This webcast helps you navigate the laws, treaties, tax codes and other areas of guidance.

Key Takeaways:
1. Discern the laws that apply to international employees and employers and how they may be different from laws for U.S.-based employers and employees
2. Be prepared for taxation issues that may arise, especially in light of recent tax reform
3. Evaluate common plan document issues that need to be addressed

Registration Deadlines: 
On-Demand: 4/26/2019

CE Credit: 2 ARA, 2 ERPA, 2 JBEA Noncore

About the Speaker:

Specializing in 401(k) defined contribution plans, Virginia Sutton helps clients regarding all phases of their qualified retirement programs, including plan design, investment selection and review, compliance, vendor assessment, plan conversions, employee education, and mergers and acquisitions. She is a member at large of the ARA Board of Directors, and was named one of the Top Women Advisors by NAPA, for 2015 and 2017. Virginia is past chair of ASPPA’s Participant Communication Task Force and 401(k) Plans Subcommittee, and has been a DOL subcommittee member. She was invited by and has worked with the Government Accountability Office (GAO) and the Department of Labor to provide input and education for officials regarding fees, disclosure standards, and pricing practices in qualified plans. Virginia has her own firm, VKS Consulting, is an Account Executive for Johnson & Dugan Insurance Service Corporation, and is an investment advisory representative of Global Retirement Partners.

Individual Viewer Additional Viewers 
ASPPA Member: $115 ASPPA Member: $45
Non-Member: $190 Non-Member: $70


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