IRS Establishes Voluntary Correction Program Under Code Section 409A


Earlier this month the Internal Revenue Service established a correction program which, under certain conditions, allows employers to bring employment agreements and other nonqualified deferred compensation arrangements into compliance with Internal Revenue Code Section 409A. Importantly, the program includes a transition period by which eligible plan document failures may be corrected by December 31, 2010 without penalty.

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