However, employer-based IDAs might face impediments.
85) The Corporation for Enterprise Development has analyzed the impact of Revenue Ruling 99-44, concluding that the "broad[ness]" of the ruling suggests that IDAs not associated with the Assets for Independence program would face the same tax treatment as Assets for Independence IDAs.
The potential tax risks for employers and employees involved in employer-based IDAs warrants further research.
The size of the Chicago network presented a challenge to the data processing for the IDAS software, and the recommendations resulting from the beta testing were extremely helpful in improving the efficiency with which IDAS handles large data sets.
The results from these beta test cases have shown that IDAS software is a useful tool for planning-level analyses of ITS deployments.
A major "roll-out" of IDAS is planned at the Intelligent Transportation Society of America (ITS America) Annual Meeting in Boston during the first week in May 2000.
The NDF designed the program specifically for IDA participants.
Program participants can set aside up to $1,000 in IDA savings.
Participants in various IDA programs must meet income and asset requirements and be enrolled in a not-for-profit member's program that provides oversight, counseling and advice on their specific asset goals.
2) The new proposed language offers specificity on what the member program must document in their own internal protocols in regards to the required qualifications of the IDA, their duties and responsibilities and their grievance processes to be used by the IDA if needed.
The proposal also makes it clear that the IDA may be one person or an independent living donor advocate team with multiple members, provided that an IDA team must designate one person from the team as the key contact for each potential living donor.
The IDA must discuss each of the following areas with the potential living donor, and assist the potential donor in obtaining information regarding the: