Author Archives: Clay Lund

Is Keyman Insurance Tax Deductible?

The most common question asked about keyman (also known a key person) life insurance is whether the premiums are a tax-deductible expense. Per U.S. Code § 7702, the answer is, unfortunately, no. A business cannot deduct premiums paid on a company-owned life insurance policy where the company is a direct or indirect beneficiary under the policy. If the policy covers […]

What is Keyman Insurance? How Does it Work?

Keyman insurance (also known as key person insurance) is a specialized use of life insurance. Businesses use it to cover the risk of losing a key employee. Keyman insurance is not a specific life insurance product. A key-person can be considered those whose role in the business is vital to its continued success. A business […]