Employee Plans Fiscal Year 2010 Work Plan

The IRS releases its fiscal year 2010 Employee Plans Work Plan.

Health Savings Account Limits for 2011

Health Savings Account limits to remain unchanged for 2011.

Final Diversification Regulations Released

The IRS has released the final regulations governing the diversification requirements of Section 401(a)(35).

Special Edition of Employee Plans News

The current edition of the IRS’ Employee Plans News includes a discussion of the new questionaire to be sent to 1200 sponsors of 401(k) plans.

Guidance On Qualifying Therapeutic Discovery Project Credit

Notice 2010-45 provides guidance on Section 48D enacted as part of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

Individual Mandate: A Constitutional Analysis

The following is a Constitutional analysis of the individual mandate to maintain health care prepared by the Congressional Research Service for Congress.

Notice Provides Guidance on Small Business Health Tax Credit

Notice 2010-44 provides more formalized guidance on the small business health care reform tax credit including guidance on eligibility for the credit, calculating the credit and claiming the credit.

Interest Rate for Valuing June Lump Sums

The PBGC has released the interest rate to be used in valuing lump sum payments for the month of June.

Fact Sheet on E-Filing Requirements

The DOL has issued an updated Fact Sheet on the electronic filing requirements for 5500s required to be filed under title I of ERISA.

FAQs on E-Filing for Small Businesses

The DOL has posted a list of special Frequently Asked Questions regarding electronic filing of 5500s by small businesses.

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