Employee Benefits & ERISA

Employee Benefits & ERISA

Business Attorney, Wichita, KS

Expertly Managing Employee Benefits and ERISA Matters

To be competitive, employers need to provide cost-effective benefits and compensation packages, but to be compliant, those packages must adhere to a complex set of laws and regulations that are constantly changing. The business attorneys of Bever Dye, LC, Attorneys At Law in Wichita, Kansas, specialize in employee benefits, retirement planning and issues pertaining to the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA).

Areas of Expertise

Employee Benefits

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 Experience

Our business attorneys are knowledgeable, trusted advisors who can assist with a broad range of scenarios. Our firm also has experience navigating the complex legalities of executive compensation programs and employee benefits issues in mergers and acquisitions.

  • Tax-qualified plans
  • Pension plans
  • Profit-sharing plans (401(k), ESOPs)
  • Split-dollar life insurance plans
  • Cafeteria plans
  • Tax-exempt employer plans (403(b) plans, 457 plans)
  • IRAs (SEP and SIMPLE)
  • Nonqualified deferred compensation plans
  • Welfare benefit plans
Employee Benefits & ERISA Retirement Planning

Retirement Planning

We have counseled qualified retirement plan sponsors ranging from sole proprietorships to some of Kansas’ largest employers. Our business attorneys assist on all aspects of qualified plans, including plan design, Internal Revenue Service (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.

Employee Benefits & ERISA Compliance

ERISA Compliance

Our firm has extensive experience with issues pertaining to the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA), a federal law that protects participants in employee benefit plans. ERISA governs many types of retirement plans, including 401(k) plans, employee stock ownership plans and pensions, as well as other benefit programs such as medical and disability insurance. Our ERISA attorneys represent employers in regulatory employment matters by providing guidance or relief from agencies and responding to audits or other inquiries.

Employee Benefits and ERISA Attorneys

Hellen L. Haag, JD, LLM

Attorney / Member

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Eric V. Calvert, JD

Attorney / Member

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R. Chris Robe, JD, CPA

Attorney of Counsel

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Request a Consultation

The business and ERISA attorneys of Bever Dye, LC will help you successfully manage legal issues involving employee benefits, retirement planning and ERISA compliance. Contact us at (316) 263-8294 or complete an online form to request a consultation.

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