Marie Yascko-Rosado assists clients with a variety of employee benefits, executive compensation and tax matters. She advises clients on the design and implementation of all types of employee benefit programs, including qualified and non-qualified retirement plans, Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOPs), defined benefit pension plans, IRAs, and payroll tax matters.
She counsels clients on a variety of welfare benefit arrangements, including health, disability, cafeteria plans, flexible spending arrangements, retiree welfare benefit plans and severance plans. She has also helped tax-exempt hospitals and facilities with IRC 501(r) compliance by implementing a comprehensive Community Benefit program to include Financial Assistance Policies and Community Health Needs Assessment and Review.
In addition, Marie advises clients on the federal, state and international taxation of business entities, and she provides domestic and international tax planning for businesses and individuals. She helps businesses in a wide range of industries with corporate and tax issues, including choice of entity issues; corporate formation and governance, acquisition, disposition and liquidation of business entities; corporate reorganizations; like-kind exchanges; foreign tax issues; and federal and state tax disputes.
For clients seeking tax-exempt status, Marie provides advice on tax-exemption applications and compliance issues, both locally and at the state level, related to unrelated business income, potential prohibited transactions, lobbying and more. She helps clients set up corporate-sponsored private foundations, health care related charities and foundations, scientific research organizations and family foundations, among others.
Marie has experience working with health systems, hospitals and physician practices. Prior to attending law school, Marie worked as a corporate paralegal and tax specialist for Mary Washington Healthcare, where she assisted on transactional matters such as corporate formation and governance; health care provider licensure, certification and enrollment services; and responding to government investigations and claim denials.
Marie has worked with legal aid to provide pro bono services in the area of family law, and she is actively engaged with the Virginia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce VBA clinic. Marie is fluent in Spanish, which allows her to assist Spanish-speaking clients with their matters.
Marie earned her Juris Doctor degree, cum laude, from the University of Richmond, where she served as the notes and comments editor of the Richmond Journal of Global Law & Business. She also earned her Master of Taxation degree from Virginia Commonwealth University and a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in International Business and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Spanish from James Madison University.
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