DEFINED CONTRIBTION PLAN
|12 Months Ended|
Dec. 31, 2015
|DEFINED CONTRIBTION PLAN [Abstract]|
|DEFINED CONTRIBTION PLAN||
NOTE 14. DEFINED CONTRIBTION PLAN
We maintain a 401(k) defined contribution plan (the “401(k) Plan”), which covers all eligible employees (as defined in the 401(k) Plan). Participants are allowed to make non-forfeitable contributions up to 60% of their annual salary, but may not exceed the annual maximum contribution limitations established by the Internal Revenue Service. The plan previously allowed for a company match of 50% on the first 3% of the amounts contributed by each participant and 25% on the next 3% contributed but does not match participants’ contributions in excess of 6% of their compensation per pay period. The company match was temporarily suspended in July 2008 as part of an extensive cost-reduction program. The company match was reinstated effective January 1, 2012 under new terms that allow for a company match of 50% on the first 5% of the amounts contributed by each participant. During the years ending December 31, 2015, 2014 and 2013, the company contributed and expensed $1.9 million, $1.7 million and $1.4 million, respectively, into the 401(k) Plan.
Disclosure of the description of the plan, the basis for determining contributions, and the amounts of contributions under the Company's defined contribution plan.
No definition available.