IRS Updates Website For COBRA Subsidy Information

The IRS has added information to its website with respect to the payroll requirements arising with respect to the new COBRA subsidy.

Final Automatic Contribution Arrangement Regulations

The IRS has now finalized its regulations governing automatic contribution arrangements.

No Automatic Waiver of Reporting Missed Quarterly Payments for 2009

The PBGC announces that there willl not be an automatic waiver of the reporting requirements to notify it of a missed quarterly payment for 2009.

DOL Analysis of COBRA Provisions of ARRTA of 2009

The DOL updates its website to include a discussion of the COBRA provisions of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Tax Act of 2009.

Conference Report to American Recovery and Reinvestment Act

Conference Report to the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.

American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 Ready for Signature

Conferees have reached agreement on the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 which will soon go to the President for signature.

Field Assistance Bulletin on PPA Annual Funding Notice

DOL issues Field Assistance Bulletin explaining impact of PPA, and technical corrections, changes to and expansion of the annual funding notice requirement. The Field Assistance Bulletin includes a model notice.

DOL Provides Guidance on Fiduciary Duty in the Wake of Madoff

DOL offers guidance to plan fiduciaries, service providers and others affected in the wake of the Madoff allegations.

DOL Announces Proposed Delay and Possible Changes to Fiduciary Adviser Regulations

In response to the new Administration’s Memorandum on post-ponement and delay of regulations, the DOL has announced the proposed delay, and possibility of changes and/or withdrawal of its fiduciary adviser regulations.

Notice Providing Guidance on Interest Rates and Permissible Range

Guidance on interest rates and permissible range.

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