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Section A: General News


Commissioners form employee benefits trust




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In an attempt to avoid the county being charged a premium tax on employee benefits, the Wilson County Commissioners Court has approved the formation of an employee benefit trust. The unanimous vote was taken at a brief special meeting Nov. 19.

County Auditor Verna Gorzell said that all five members -- the county judge and four precinct commissioners -- would serve as members of the trust, to purchase various types of insurance.

According to Brent Weegar of the county’s insurance agent, Houston-based IPS Advisors, the county in previous years has paid a 1.75-percent tax on premiums paid for employee accident, life, disability, and health insurance. Collection of such a tax is authorized under Section 222 of the state’s insurance code. Weegar said that the county’s existence as a political subdivision does not exempt it from such a tax.

The trust, however, would be exempt from the tax, because of its existence as a nonprofit organization.

Wilson County Commissioners Court special meeting, Nov. 19. In attendance: Wilson County Judge Marvin Quinney and commissioners Albert Gamez Jr., Paul Pfeil, and Ricky Morales; County Clerk Eva Martinez, County Treasurer Jan Hartl, and County Auditor Verna Gorzell.

 

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