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* Your attorney or your accounting firm should be able to provide some information on ESOPs and how they work.
Rochester, NY, July 24, 2019 --( Rob Schatz, a partner with ESOP Plus[R]: Schatz Brown Glassman, LLP and Howard Kaplan, CEO, Kaplan Fiduciary Group will discuss ESOP Company Governance: The Roles of ESOP Trustees and Corporate Directors at The 29th Annual Las Vegas Conference & Tradeshow of the ESOP Association November 13-15 at the Paris Las Vegas Hotel & Casino.
Lis Stewart, director of the Center for Family Business Excellence at accounting firm EisnerAmper, says having loyal, effective managers can make a difference for some owners considering an ESOP. "We've found that employers who don't believe they have family members who are interested or eligible to take over the business, but have viable managers in the company who are interested in running and owning it but lack the financial resources, are more likely to consider an ESOP," Stewart says.
Locally, we have some 130 ESOPs headquartered in Maryland, such as EA Engineering and our firm, SC&H Group, and many more that are based elsewhere but have significant operations here, including Jasper Engines & Transmissions, Torch Technologies, and the Wawa convenience store chain.
The chairman and CEO of Acme Holding gushed about the ESOP's value for retirement-minded Allied staffers.
According to statistics from the National Center for Employee Ownership, productivity improves by as much as 5% on average during the year a firm adopts an ESOP. Further, a 2000 Rutgers University study by researchers Douglas Kruse and Joseph Blasi found that ESOPs appear to increase overall sales, employment, and sales per employee by about 2.3% to 2.4% per year over what would have been expected without an ESOP.
What's more, ESOPs offer some exceptional tax benefits to the sponsoring company and its principals.
ESOPs provide incentives to employees to stick around and build the business while also providing an exit strategy for the owners.
What recent changes have affected ESOPs in the UAE?
ESOPs are widely misunderstood entities (see Figure 1).