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Katrine Magas


Katrine Magas is an associate in the Tax Department and a member of the Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation Group.

Katrine works with public and private companies on their executive compensation arrangements and employee benefit plans both on day-to-day matters and in connection with corporate transactions or financings. In her practice, Katrine provides expertise on complex tax issues arising under Internal Revenue Code Section 280G, 409A and 162(m). She also assists clients in designing, implementing and administering short- and long-term cash and equity incentive plans.

Katrine also represents individual executives related to employment, equity and separation agreements.

Before joining Proskauer, Katrine worked in Ernst & Young’s People Advisory Services, Reward group, focusing on executive compensation and global equity matters arising in financial services organizations. After graduating from law school, Katrine served as a judicial law clerk for Justice Nancy M. Saitta of the Supreme Court of Nevada.

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Final Regulations on Executive Compensation Excise Tax (Section 4960) Carries Forward Most Concepts from Proposal

On January 19, 2021 the Department of the Treasury (“Treasury”) and the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) published in the Federal Register Final Regulations (the “Final Regulations”) interpreting the excise tax under Section 4960 of the Internal Revenue Code on certain executive compensation paid by tax-exempt organizations. The Final Regulations maintain most of the concepts from … Continue Reading

10 Keys to Excise Tax on Executive Compensation Paid by Tax-Exempt Organizations

Proposed Regulations under Section 4960 of the Internal Revenue Code provide important guidance for tax-exempt organizations and their affiliates regarding an excise tax on certain executive compensation.  The U.S. Department of the Treasury (“Treasury”) and Internal Revenue Service (the “IRS”) are accepting comments until August 10, 2020.  (Throughout this post, “Sections” refer to sections of … Continue Reading

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