E-Alerts

Quinquennial Qualified Retirement Plan Determination Letter Program Ending in 2017

On July 21, the IRS announced the discontinuance, effective January 1, 2017, of the every five year determination letter program for individually designed qualified retirement… Read More
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Categories: Legal Update

Seminar on Psychiatric Disabilities in the Workplace

One of the biggest challenges for any human resources department is managing employees who suffer from psychiatric disabilities. Medical conditions such as anxiety disorders,… Read More
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Categories: Events

Expanded “Amnesty” Program for Retirement Plans

The IRS has just released a rather significant expansion to its “amnesty program” for some mistakes made in the administration of tax-qualified retirement plans.  (This i… Read More
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Categories: Regulations

May 7, 2015 Clients and Friends Seminar

As we’ve previously announced, we’re looking forward to our next annual Clients and Friends Seminar, to be held at the BWI Marriott, on May 7, 2015, from 8 a.m. until noon… Read More
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Categories: Events

Upcoming Seminar – Best Practices for Dealing with State and Federal Agencies

Imagine this:  One morning, a team of Department of Labor Wage and Hour investigators shows up at your business, unannounced.  They demand immediate access to payroll and ta… Read More
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Categories: Events, Regulations

IRS Guidance on Health Premium Reimbursement/Payment Plans

As we have previously reported, and discussed at our Seminars, the IRS has issued a series of pronouncements concluding that the reimbursement by employers of employee-paid he… Read More
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Categories: Regulations

2015 Clients & Friends Seminar

Our next annual clients and friends seminar will be held at the BWI Marriott, on Thursday May 7, 2015, from 8 a.m. until noon. As always, we’ll cover recent developments… Read More
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Categories: Events

December 1, 2014 Deadline for Certain Late Form 5500s Filers

Employers who used the Department of Labor Delinquent Filer Voluntary Compliance program to file late Form 5500s any time after December 31, 2009 have only until December 1, 2… Read More
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Categories: Deadlines, Regulations

Health Plan Opt-outs and ACA Affordability - URGENT MATTER FOR HEALTH PLANS WITH A JANUARY 1, 2015 EMPLOYER MANDATE EFFECTIVE DATE

On Friday, the regulators issued new regulations that have been interpreted to provide that amounts paid by employers to employees who opt-out of the employer’s health plan… Read More
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Categories: Deadlines, Regulations

Regulators’ Comments on High Claimant Opt-Out Features

In the latest installment of their largely unprecedented flurry of guidance under the Affordable Care Act, late last week the regulators published their thoughts on the practi… Read More
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Recent E-Alerts

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Effective Immediately, “preventive care” for HDHPs and HSAs includes expanded care for “chronic conditions” Since 2003, individuals covered solely by a high deductible… Read More

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