Proposed Regulations on Withholding on Periodic and Non-periodic Payments

Document Excerpt This document contains a proposed regulation regarding withholding on certain periodic and nonperiodic distributions under section 3405, other than eligible rollover distributions. This regulation would affect payors and payees of these distributions. Link https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2019/05/31/2019-11292/withholding-on-certain-distributions-under-section-3405a-and-b

Inflation Adjusted HSA Limits for 2020

Document Excerpt This revenue procedure provides the 2020 inflation adjusted amounts for Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) as determined under § 223 of the Internal Revenue Code. Link https://www.irs.gov/irb/2019-22_IRB#REV-PROC-2019-25

PBGC Regulatory Agenda, Spring 2019

Document Excerpt Link https://www.reginfo.gov/public/do/eAgendaMain?operation=OPERATION_GET_AGENCY_RULE_LIST&currentPub=true&agencyCode=&showStage=active&agencyCd=1212&Image58.x=31&Image58.y=8

IRS Regulatory Agenda, Spring 2019

Document Excerpt Link https://www.reginfo.gov/public/do/eAgendaMain?operation=OPERATION_GET_AGENCY_RULE_LIST&currentPub=true&agencyCode=&showStage=active&agencyCd=1500&Image58.x=58&Image58.y=10

DOL Regulatory Agenda, Spring 2019

Document Excerpt Link https://www.reginfo.gov/public/do/eAgendaMain?operation=OPERATION_GET_AGENCY_RULE_LIST&currentPub=true&agencyCode=&showStage=active&agencyCd=1200&Image58.x=41&Image58.y=15

New Address for Delinquent Filer Submissions

Document Excerpt Effective May 15, 2019, the address for the Delinquent Filer Voluntary Compliance Program (DFVCP) lockbox changed to: DFVCP, PO Box 6200-35, Portland, OR 97228-6200. We will also begin accepting overnight delivery at US Bank, Attn: DFVC 6200-35, 17650 NE Sandy Boulevard, PD-OR-C1GL, Portland, OR 97230. There is no address to receive submission from […]

Qs & As Part 2 on District Court ruling on Association Health Plan Regulations

Document Excerpt On March 28, 2019, in State of New York v. United States Department of Labor, the United States District Court for the District of Columbia vacated portions of the Department of Labor’s (Department’s) final rule on Association Health Plans (AHPs). The AHP rule, published on June 21, 2018, established a new test as […]

White House Announces Approach To Prohibit Surprise Medical Billing

Document Excerpt he Administration wants to ensure patients are not price gouged in emergency situations by out-of-network providers they could not choose. In emergency situations, balance billing for amounts above the in-network allowed amount should be prohibited. The Administration wants to bring transparency to the confusing and opaque pricing system patients face when scheduling care. […]

PBGC Updates Reportable Events & Large Unpaid Contributions Page

Document Excerpt Section 4043 of ERISA requires that plan administrators and sponsors notify PBGC of the occurrence of certain events that may signal problems with a pension plan or business. PBGC’s regulation on reportable events and large cumulative funding underpayments describes the events and notice requirements in detail (see 29 CFR Part 4043). In most […]

Coverage Determination Changes or Status Request Form

Document Excerpt SUMMARY: The Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) is requesting that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approve, under the Paperwork Reduction Act, a collection of information necessary for PBGC to determine whether a plan is covered under title IV of the Employee Retirement Security Income Act of 1974. This notice informs the […]

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