Guidance under Section 409A for Pre-2009 Section 457A Deferrals

Notice 2017-75 provides guidance under Section 409A for pre-2009 Section 457A deferrals, Document Excerpt This notice provides guidance on the application of Internal Revenue Code (Code) section 409A with respect to amounts that are includible in income pursuant to section 801(d)(2) of the Tax Extenders and Alternative Minimum Tax Relief Act of 2008, Div. C […]

CRS FAQs on the Affordable Care Act

The Congressional Research Service produced this Frequently Asked Questions to assist Congressional staffers in responding to constituents with questions about the Affordable Care Act. Document Excerpt Link https://benefitslink.com/articles/CRS_R43215_12012017.pdf

Revised VCP Application Form 8950

The IRS has released a revised version of Form 8950 used to make a submission for correction under the IRS’ Voluntary Correction Program. Document Excerpt The IRS has updated Form 8950, Application for Voluntary Correction Program (VCP) Submission under the Employee Plans Compliance Resolution System (EPCRS), and its instructions. Employers who have adopted a tax-favored […]

Revised Form 5300

The IRS has significantly revised Form 5300, Application for Determination Letter. Document Excerpt Application for Determination for Employee Benefit Plan has undergone major revisions reducing it by seven pages. Plan sponsors submit Form 5300 to request a determination letter from the IRS on the qualification of their defined benefit or defined contribution plan and the […]

Notice 2017-74 providing Guidance under Section 5000A for those without Bronze-Level Plan

Notice 2017-74 provides guidance on computing the affordability exemption under Section 5000A(e)(1) for individuals with a family member who (1) is not eligible for coverage under an eligible employer plan and (2) resides in an area in which the Marketplace does not offer a bronze-level qualified health plan. Document Excerpt This notice provides guidance on […]

List of Required Amendments

Notice 2017-72 sets for the 2017 Required Amendments List. Document Excerpt This notice contains the Required Amendments List for 2017 (2017 RA List). Section 5 of Rev. Proc. 2016-37, 2016-29 I.R.B. 136, provides that, in the case of an individually designed plan, the remedial amendment period for a disqualifying provision arising as a result of […]

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