Buying or Merging? Beware of These Unexpected Tax Issues

BewareIn the torrent of details that accompanies a business merger or acquisition, it is easy to overlook “fringe” issues such as employee benefit plans. In many cases the principals, eager to consummate the deal, push off the unification of different benefit plans to a later time. However, this can trigger some unexpected consequences, such as drawing the attention of the IRS.

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