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qualified

[kwol′ifīd]
Etymology: L, qualis
pertaining to a health professional or health facility that is formally recognized by an appropriate agency or organization as meeting certain standards of performance related to the professional competence of an individual or the eligibility of an institution to participate in an approved health care program.

qualified,

adj having the required ability; fitted; entitled.
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For clients who can't deduct their premiums as self-employed people, or who can't claim them as unreimbursed medical expenses, tax-qualified dollars from an HSA makes LTCI much more feasible.
Then why would a tax-exempt organization sponsor a tax-qualified retirement plan?
Rather, the sponsoring organization determines what is the best design for accomplishing its objectives (including cost considerations) for establishing and maintaining a tax-qualified retirement plan.
Since deferred compensation paid by a taxable entity outside of a tax-qualified plan is not subject to Section 457, income tax can be deferred until the compensation is paid even if the executive's rights to the benefits are fully vested-as long as the benefits are unfunded (i.
But 401(k)'s are only one of many tax-qualified options employers can offer.
Tax-qualified long-term care insurance plans meet standards set by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (Kennedy/Kassebaum).
The plan involved in Shumate happened to be tax-qualified under I.
Compared with employee stock purchase plans qualifying under section 423 and other tax-qualified plan arrangements, however, ISOs offer greater flexibility because they are not subject to minimum participation and nondiscrimination rules.
Notice 97-31 contains language, for instance, that might cause private long-term care insurance policies - sold before HIPAA's implementation date and "grandfathered" under HIPAA as tax-qualified - to lose their tax-qualified status.
Annuities can provide supplemental retirement income but should be separate from your tax-qualified plans.
The Internal Revenue Service has announced the 2017 limits that affect the operation of tax-qualified retirement plans, including 401(k) plans, and certain other types of employee benefit plans, including deferred compensation plans that may be subject to Internal Revenue Code 409A.