The vice president of SNA and long-time director at Alexandria City Public Schools has moved to one of the fastest growing districts in the country and despite a late start, she’s hit the ground running.
In late August, the IRS and U.S. Treasury Department issued its Priority Guidance Plan for the year and listed “employee-provided meals” as one of the many issues that need addressed (read taxed). A week later, the Wall Street Journal published a story on the topic and cited the “lavish freebie cafeterias” at Silicon Valley tech companies like Google, Twitter and Facebook as those potentially in the crosshairs. Could their complimentary and high quality meals be considered a taxable fringe benefit?
After recently writing about the complexity of the debate over school nutrition and the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act, I received a lot of feedback from school foodservice directors struggling with the new regulations.