Snell & Wilmer

On June 17, 2024, the IRS issued a fact sheet (FS 2024-22) that provides answers to frequently asked questions (“FAQs”) about educational assistance programs under Section 127 of the Internal Revenue Code (“Code”). Employers should consider the following Section 127 compliance assistance offered in the FAQs:

  • Educational assistance programs must be in writing.
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    By Tiffanny Brosnan and Marian Zapata-Rossa

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