Renting and Owning in Cities and Their Metro Areas

by Marillyn Tefft, Senior Researcher 16. March 2015 18:02
The decision to rent or own in a new city is often a key concern to relocating employees. Heightened awareness continues to be stimulated by recent headlines of rental prices increasing and tight vacancy rates. Compensation, HR, and mobility professionals require accurate housing data to provide useful cost-of-living metrics to relocating employees and to contribute to analysis used by management in business decisions. The Relocation Assessor data sets provide in-depth comparisons needed for these multiple uses.
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Executive Compensation for Charity Executives: What IRS Wants

by Linda M. Lampkin, Research Director 11. March 2015 12:45
IRS regulations require that charities not give any benefit to an organization insider other than in the form of reasonable compensation. So, after an “organization insider” is defined, the discussion begins about what is “reasonable” and what is “compensation.” [More]

More Steps toward E-filing of Form 990

by Linda M. Lampkin, Research Director 5. February 2015 13:05
Three recent developments signal progress in the move toward electronic filing of the Form 990, the annual IRS reporting form required from nonprofit organizations. Whether these will be enough to actually get an e-filing requirement enacted is anyone’s guess. [More]

Deadline Extended for the Health Care Benefits Survey

by ERI Salary Surveys 27. January 2015 08:30
Don’t miss out on contributing to ERI Salary Surveys' eighth annual Health Care Benefits Benchmarking Survey. Participants save 50% off the results! [More]

Cost of Living Index

by Marillyn Tefft, Senior Researcher 20. January 2015 13:28
ERI’s Cost of Living Index ranks the price of goods and services in heavily populated US cities as a percentage of the national average. Data is provided by ERI's Relocation Assessor. [More]