The IRS has changed its position on lump-sum windows for retirees in pay status.
On July 9, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued Notice 2015-49, which prohibits sponsors of qualified defined benefit plans from...more
Plan sponsors have been granted limited relief to bring cash balance interest crediting rates into compliance.
On September 18, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) published final and proposed regulations for cash...more
Plan sponsors now know how and by when retirement plans must comply with the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Windsor.
The IRS has released its long-awaited guidance on the effective date by which qualified retirement...more
Sponsors of 457(b) plans may receive questionnaires aimed at identifying noncompliance issues.
On June 3, the Employee Plans Compliance Unit of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced the creation of its Section...more
The IRS releases new procedures and sample plan language to assist 403(b) plan sponsors in obtaining pre-approval of 403(b) plan documents and to ensure documentary compliance with 403(b) requirements....more
IRS amends EPCRS, significantly affecting 403(b) plans, and issues guidance to assist 403(b) plan sponsors in identifying and correcting defects....more
New provisions for correcting operational and plan document errors take effect on April 1.
On December 31, 2012, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) updated its Employee Plans Compliance Resolution System (EPCRS) through...more