NAFC Webinar - The Tax Benefits of Implementing a Per Diem Plan and How to Stay Compliant picture

NAFC Webinar - The Tax Benefits of Implementing a Per Diem Plan and How to Stay Compliant

May 28, 2019

Please register for this recorded ATA webinar.


The Tax Benefits of Implementing a Per Diem Plan and How to Stay Compliant


Webinar Description: 

In the aftermath of tax reform, which impacted company drivers by eliminating the personal income tax deduction for out of pocket business expenses, more carriers are considering implementing per diem plans. By recognizing the portion of driver pay that encompasses these expenses, these plans can provide clear payroll and income tax savings, and in many cases they provide drivers with more after-tax pay than under the previous deduction model. However, running afoul of the IRS's accountable plan can jeopardize these savings. Katz, Sapper and Miller's Troy Hogan will describe the tax benefits that per diem plans offer and Scopelitis' Steve Pletcher will discuss how to stay compliant once a plan is in place.



About the Presenters:


Troy Hogan, Director, Katz, Sapper & Miller's Business Advisory Group


Troy is a member of the firm's Transportation Services Group. Troy consults with clients to manage business issues specific to the transportation industry and finds solutions for concerns around per diem, fuel tax credits, and driver leasing issues.


Steve Pletcher, Partner, Scopelitis, Garvin, Light, Hanson & Feary


Steve directs the firm's employment tax controversy and employee benefits, as well as its alternate workforce strategies section, which offers advice and counsel to motor carriers and alternative staffing companies on driver leasing issues.


National Accounting and Finance Council (NAFC) members are eligible for an hour of CPE credit for attending this webinar. For details on the CPE and membership, contact Jenny Wieroniey at


This is a "Group Internet Based" offering and no prerequisites are required. NAFC is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State Boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be addressed to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors, 150 Fourth Ave North #700, Nashville, TN 37219.


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