parachute payments definition

parachute payments shall have the meanings assigned to them in Code Section 280G and such “parachute payments” shall be valued as provided therein; (ii) present value shall be calculated in accordance with Code Section 280G(d)(4); (iii) the term “Base Amount” means an amount equal to the Executive’s “annualized includible compensation for the base period” as defined in Code Section 280G(d)(1); (iv) for purposes of the determination by the Consulting Firm, the value of any non-cash benefits or any deferred payment or benefit shall be determined in accordance with the principles of Code Sections 280G(d)(3) and (4); and (v) the Executive shall be deemed to pay federal income tax and employment taxes at the Executive’s actual marginal rate of federal income and employment taxation, and state and local income taxes at the Executive’s actual marginal rate of taxation in the state or locality of the Executive’s domicile (determined in both cases in the calendar year in which the termination of employment or notice described in Section 5(b) above is given, whichever is earlier), net of the maximum reduction in federal income taxes that may be obtained from the deduction of such state and local taxes. The covenants set forth in Sections 6 and 7 of this Agreement have substantial value to the Company and a portion of any Total Payments made to the Executive are in consideration of such covenants. For purposes of calculating theexcess parachute payment” and the “parachute payments”, the Parties intend that an amount equal to not less than the Executive’s highest annual base salary during the 12-month period immediately prior to the Executive’s termination of employment shall be in consideration of the covenants in Sections 6 and 7 below. The Consulting Firm shall consider all relevant factors in appraising the fair value of such covenants and in determining the amount of the Total Payments that shall not be considered to be a “parachute payment” or “excess parachute payment”. The determination of the Consulting Firm shall be addressed to the Company and the Executive and such determination shall be binding upon the Company and the Executive.
parachute payments shall have the meanings assigned to such terms in Section 280G of the Code, and such "parachute payments" shall be valued as provided therein.
parachute payments. Subject to the Excise Tax: any other payments or benefits received or to be received by the Executive in connection with a Change in Control or the Executive’s Termination of Employment (whether under the terms of this Agreement or any other agreement or any other benefit plan or arrangement with the Bank, any person whose actions result in a Change in Control, or any person affiliated with the Bank or such person) shall be treated as “parachute payments” within the meaning of section 280G(b)(2) of the Internal Revenue Code, and all “excess parachute payments” within the meaning of section 280G(b)(1) shall be treated as subject to the Excise Tax, unless in the opinion of the certified public accounting firm that is retained by the Bank as of the date immediately before the Change in Control (the “Accounting Firm”) such other payments or benefits do not constitute (in whole or in part) parachute payments, or such excess parachute payments represent (in whole or in part) reasonable compensation for services actually rendered within the meaning of section 280G(b)(4) of the Internal Revenue Code in excess of the “base amount” (as defined in section 280G(b)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code), or are otherwise not subject to the Excise Tax,

Examples of parachute payments in a sentence

  • For the avoidance of doubt, this provision will reduce the amount of Parachute Payments otherwise payable to the Executive, if doing so would place the Executive in a better net after-tax economic position as compared with not doing so (taking into account the Excise Tax payable in respect of such Parachute Payments).


More Definitions of parachute payments

parachute payments shall have the meaning set forth in and be determined in accordance with Section 280G of the Code and regulations issued thereunder. All determinations required by this Section 12, including without limitation the determination of whether any benefit, payment or coverage would constitute a parachute payment, the calculation of the value of any parachute payment and the determination of the extent to which any parachute payment would be nondeductible for federal income tax purposes because of Section 280G of the Code, shall be made by an independent accounting firm (other than the Corporation’s outside auditing firm) having nationally recognized expertise in such matters selected by the Committee. Any such determination by such accounting firm shall be binding on the Corporation, its Subsidiaries and the Participant.
parachute payments shall have the meaning set forth in Section 12(b) hereof.
parachute payments and "base amount" being determined in accordance with Section 280G of the Code). Accordingly, if Employee receives payments or benefits from the Company prior to payment of the Termination Compensation which, when added to the Termination Compensation, would, in the opinion of the Accountants, subject any of the payments or benefits to Employee to the excise tax imposed by Section 4999 of the Code, the Termination Compensation shall be reduced by the smallest amount necessary, in the opinion of the Accountants, to avoid such tax. In addition, the Company shall have no obligation to make any payment or provide any benefit to Employee subsequent to payment of the Termination Compensation which, in the opinion of the Accountants, would subject any of the payments or benefits to Employee to the excise tax imposed by Section 4999 of the Code. No reduction in Termination Compensation or release of the Company from any payment or benefit obligation in reliance upon any aforesaid opinion of the Accountants shall be permitted unless the Company shall have provided to Employee a copy of any such opinion that specifically entitles Employee to rely thereon, no later than the date otherwise required for payment of the Termination Compensation or any such later payment or benefit.
parachute payments has the meaning set forth in Section 6.16.
parachute payments means parachute payments within the meaning of Section 280G of the Code.
parachute payments with in the meaning of Section 280G of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended (the"Code") and (ii) but for this Section, would be subject to the excise tax imposed by Section 4999 of the Code, then the Employee's severance benefits under Section 4(a)(i), as applicable, shall be payable either
parachute payments and "Excess Parachute Payments" shall each have the meanings attributed to them under Section 280G of the Code, or any successor section, and any regulations which may be promulgated in connection with said section.