Internal Revenue Service Hurricane Sandy

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Employee Benefits Update: 2013 Year End Plan Tasks

As we approach the end of the year, employers and plan sponsors of qualified retirement plans and health and welfare plans should take time to meet various upcoming deadlines. Failure to comply with the deadlines may result...more

Tax-Qualified Retirement Plans: Amendments and Other Year-End Action Items - 11/21/2013

Plan sponsors should consider whether they need to make certain plan amendments or provide certain plan notices prior to the end of the year. The end of the year marks the deadline by which sponsors of qualified...more

Retirement and Pensions Update - Janurary 2, 2013

In This Update: Fiscal Cliff Deal Includes Provisions on Charitable Contributions and Roth Roll Overs; PBGC Testifies in Subcommittee Hearing on Multiemployer Plans; IRS Updates Retirement Plan Rules for Hurricane...more

Tax Issues Stirred Up by Hurricane Sandy

In late October, Hurricane Sandy caused significant damage to many businesses throughout the Northeastern United States. In the past, business taxpayers experiencing similar storm damage would have focused primarily on the...more

IRS and DOL Provide Relief for Plan Participants Affected by Hurricane Sandy

On November 16, 2012, the Internal Revenue Service (the “IRS”) released Announcement 2012-44, which relaxes certain procedural requirements for plan loans and hardship withdrawals to participants affected by Hurricane Sandy....more

IRS Provides Additional Relief for Victims of Hurricane Sandy

As people and employers continue to deal with the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has issued guidance to assist victims of the hurricane. In this post, we’ll talk about two specific ways in...more

Tax Law Blog: Giving Back After Hurricane Sandy

As we approach Thanksgiving and the holiday season so soon after the destruction of Hurricane Sandy, many families and individuals find themselves considering charitable giving. Here are a few tips and tricks to consider...more

IRS Guidance Encourages Leave Donation Programs for Hurricane Sandy Victims

Employers wishing to provide disaster relief assistance have several tax-relief provisions available to them. In the wake of Hurricane Sandy and the resulting destruction and devastation to the East Coast, many...more

A Tax-Favored Method Employers Can Use to Assist Employees Affected by Sandy

For those caught in the path of Hurricane Sandy, the past few days represent a life-changing event. Many employers are eager to find a way to assist employees as they address the damage and destruction. Tax provisions passed...more

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