Opening of EGTRRA Determination Letter Program for Defined Benefit Plans

IRS announces schedule for issuance of pre-approved lead defined benefit approval letters and opening of determination letter program.

Update re Notice 2010-6 – 409A Documentary Corrections

See EBEC Law Update on the documentary corrections at IRS Notice 2010-6, 2010-3 I.R.B. 275 (January 5, 2010), allows taxpayers to voluntarily correct many documentary failures under Internal Revenue Code ยง 409A. Previously, voluntary 409A corrections were available only for operational failures under Notice 2008-113. Notice 2010-6 provides that certain ambiguous plan terms are […]

COBRA Temporary Extension Qs and As

The DOL updates its webpage to include FAQs regarding 2010 COBRA extension.

Immediate Interest Rate for Lump Sum Payments in April

The PBGC issues the immediate interest rate for April lump sum payments.

Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

President Obama has now signed into law the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010.

PBGC Monthly Interest Rate Update

The PBGC releases the immediate lump sum interest rate for March.

DOL Webpage Updated to Reflect COBRA Extension

The DOL updates its website to reflect 2010 COBRA extension.

Weighted Average Interest Rates

Notice 2010-24 provides guidance on the corporate bond weighted average interest rate and the permissible range for purposes of Section 412(b)(5)(B)(ii)(II).

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