Stock bonus plan

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Stock bonus plan

A plan used as an incentive that rewards employee performance with stock in the company.

Stock Bonus Plan

A system whereby an employer shares its profits with employees, particularly (but not necessarily) middle and upper management, by awarding stock in the company. The stock bonuses are given instead of, or in addition to, cash.
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Also, this year the Required Minimum Distributions (RMDs) from IRAs and employer-sponsored retirement plans, including qualified pension plans, qualified stock bonus plans, qualified profit-sharing plans, 401(k) plans, 457(b) plans, and 403(b) plans, have been suspended to alleviate the pain of making withdrawals from accounts that likely posted losses.
Employees of public companies watched their personal wealth grow in restricted stock plans, stock bonus plans and qualified and nonqualified option plans, among many others.
It can include profit-sharing and stock bonus plans.
The 401(k) plans allow employees to authorize their employer to withhold a certain percentage of their before-tax salary for investments such as qualified savings plans, stock bonus plans or profit-sharing plans.
A retirement plan includes qualified pension, profit sharing, stock bonus plans, a SIMPLE plan, and a simplified employee pension (SEP).
Qualified stock bonus plans, such as the Gillette ESOP, are included in the definition of qualified retirement plans.
For businesses seeking investors, or for businesses that wish to set up employee stock ownership or stock bonus plans, these limits often are the determining factor.
Qualified Pension, Profit Sharing and Stock Bonus Plans * Group Life Insurance Plans * Exclusions for amounts received under health plans and self-insured health plans * Cafeteria Plans * Educational Assistance Programs * Employee Stock Options * Dependent Care Assistance Programs * Marketing Expenses
96-55(25) contains a model amendment for certain sponsors of profit-sharing and stock bonus plans that sponsors could have used until June 30, 1997 to comply with Rev.
For this purpose, all pension plans maintained by the same employer are considered one plan, as are all profit-sharing and stock bonus plans (such as an employee stock ownership plan (ESOP)) maintained by the same employer.
companies have stock bonus plans that are communicated as employee ownership, bringing the total estimated number of ESOPs nationwide to 10,000.
Notice 93-26(3) permitted most profit-sharing and stock bonus plans to allow employees to waive the 30-day waiting period (provided employees had notice of such period).