Yearly Archives: 2008

FYI: Amendments to the Americans with Disabilities Act Take Effect onJanuary 1, 2009

By |Dec 18, 2008|FYI, US|

FYI: 403(b) Plan Document Deadline Extended

By |Dec 18, 2008|FYI, US|

FYI: IRS Issues Guidance on Section 409A Reporting and Withholding for 2008

By |Dec 18, 2008|FYI, US|

FYI: Pension Relief Bill Passed by Congress

By |Dec 15, 2008|FYI, US|

FYI: Final Regulations Issued on the Newborns' and Mothers' Health Protection Act

By |Dec 11, 2008|FYI, US|

FYI: Massachusetts Finalizes Guidance on Minimum Creditable Coverage Certification Process

By |Dec 11, 2008|FYI, US|

FYI: New York Plant Closing Law Covers More Employers and Smaller Employment Losses Than Federal WARN

By |Nov 25, 2008|FYI, US|

FYI: New Jersey Notice of Paid Family Leave Availability Required by December 15

By |Nov 25, 2008|FYI, US|

FYI: Recent Developments Affect Puerto Rico Retirement Plans

By |Nov 18, 2008|FYI, US|

FYI: IRS Issues Final Regulations on Reporting Requirement for Employer-Owned Life Insurance

By |Nov 17, 2008|FYI, US|

FYI: Governmental Plans May Delay Filing Until Cycle E

By |Nov 17, 2008|FYI, US|

FYI: DOL Issues Final Regulations on the Selection of Annuity Providers for Individual Account Plans

By |Nov 7, 2008|FYI, US|

FYI: IRS Proposes Guidance on Notices of Failure to Defer Distributions

By |Oct 30, 2008|FYI, US|

FYI: New Bicycle Commuter Benefit in Bailout Bill

By |Oct 24, 2008|FYI, US|

FYI: Massachusetts Finalizes Guidance on Minimum Creditable Coverage Requirements

By |Oct 24, 2008|FYI, US|

FYI: IRS Gives Governmental Plans More Time to Comply With Regulations on Normal Retirement Age

By |Oct 20, 2008|FYI, US|

FYI: Ninth Circuit Rules Cash Balance Plans Do Not Discriminate Against Older Workers

By |Oct 20, 2008|FYI, US|

FYI: Executive Compensation under the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008

By |Oct 20, 2008|FYI, US|

FYI: Social Security Benefits to Increase 5.8% in 2009

By |Oct 16, 2008|FYI, US|

FYI: IRS Announces Key Benefit Plan Limits for 2009

By |Oct 16, 2008|FYI, US|

FYI: New Law Requires Dependent Health Continuation During Medical Leave from College

By |Oct 15, 2008|FYI, US|

FYI: Massachusetts Tightens Employer Fair Share Contribution Testing and Filing Requirements

By |Oct 9, 2008|FYI, US|

FYI: CMS Guidance On Health Plan Reporting Requirement

By |Oct 9, 2008|FYI, US|

FYI: Financial Bailout Gives Life to Mental Health Parity Law

By |Oct 9, 2008|FYI, US|

FYI: IRS Issues Guidance on FSA Distributions under the Heroes Earnings Assistance and Relief Tax Act

By |Oct 6, 2008|FYI, US|

FYI: Final Form 990 for Tax-Exempt Organizations Requires Extensive Reporting of Executive Compensation

By |Oct 6, 2008|FYI, US|

FYI: DOL Releases Proposed Regulations on Participant Investment Advice

By |Oct 1, 2008|FYI, US|

FYI: Key 2009 Medicare Values Announced

By |Sep 22, 2008|FYI, US|

FYI: IRS Provides Guidance on Reporting Requirements for Statutory Stock Options and Updates ESPP Regulations

By |Sep 19, 2008|FYI, US|

FYI: Reminder: Deadline for Medicare Part D Creditable Coverage Notices Approaches

By |Sep 17, 2008|FYI, US|

FYI: SEC Proposes Roadmap for U.S. Companies to Adopt International Accounting Standards

By |Sep 5, 2008|FYI, US|

FYI: San Francisco Will Require Employers to Offer Transportation Benefits

By |Sep 3, 2008|FYI, US|

FYI: Buck Comments to Massachusetts Connector on Minimum Creditable Coverage Requirements

By |Aug 28, 2008|FYI, US|

FYI: DOL Proposes Participant Disclosure Regulations for Defined Contribution Plans

By |Aug 21, 2008|FYI, US|

FYI: Medicare Law Will Impact Private Fee-For-Service Plans

By |Aug 7, 2008|FYI, US|

FYI: IRS Issues Final Regulations on Mortality Tables Under PPA

By |Aug 7, 2008|FYI, US|

FYI: Same-Sex Marriage Issues Complicate Employee Benefit

By |Aug 7, 2008|FYI, US|

FYI: Massachusetts Provides Revised Guidance on Minimum Creditable Coverage Requirements

By |Aug 4, 2008|FYI, US|

FYI: IRS Issues Guidance on 2006 HSA Changes, General HSA Issues and Excise Tax Returns

By |Jul 30, 2008|FYI, US|

FYI: Supreme Court ADEA Cases Address Disability Pension Provision and Downsizing

By |Jul 16, 2008|FYI, US|

FYI: IRS Proposed Regulations Would Encourage Generosity in Cash Balance Conversions

By |Jul 7, 2008|FYI, US|

FYI: Conflict of Interest Must Be Considered a Factor in Claims Denial Cases

By |Jul 7, 2008|FYI, US|

FYI: CMS Issues Additional Guidance on Rebate Adjustments for the RDS Program

By |Jun 19, 2008|FYI, US|

FYI: New Military Law Impacts Treatment of Wages and Benefits

By |Jun 18, 2008|FYI, US|

FYI: FICA Treatment of Severance Pay Clarified

By |Jun 3, 2008|FYI, US|

FYI: Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act Is Signed

By |May 27, 2008|FYI, US|

FYI: IRS Opens Compliance and Enforcement Initiative for Government Plans

By |May 19, 2008|FYI, US|

FYI: Washington State Expands Employee Leave Entitlements

By |May 19, 2008|FYI, US|

FYI: FASB Proposes Additional Asset Disclosures for Pension Plans

By |May 19, 2008|FYI, US|

FYI: PBGC Issues Final Regulations on Variable Rate Premiums Under PPA

By |May 13, 2008|FYI, US|

FYI: 2009 HSA/HDHP Limits Released

By |May 13, 2008|FYI, US|

FYI: CMS Final Medicare Part D Regulations Affect Retiree Drug Subsidy

By |May 8, 2008|FYI, US|

FYI: New Jersey Enacts Paid Family Leave Law

By |May 5, 2008|FYI, US|

FYI: IRS Finalizes Regulations on Employer Comparable Contributions to HSAs

By |Apr 25, 2008|FYI, US|

FYI: CMS Releases 2009 Medicare Part D Benefit Parameters

By |Apr 24, 2008|FYI, US|

FYI: DOD Proposed Regulations Prohibit Employer TRICARE Incentives

By |Apr 24, 2008|FYI, US|

FYI: Deadline Nears for Required Quarterly Employer Health Care Expenditure Under San Francisco Health Mandate

By |Apr 22, 2008|FYI, US|

FYI: Buck Comments to IRS on Proposed Hybrid Pension Plan Regulations

By |Apr 18, 2008|FYI, US|

FYI: IRS Provides Guidance on 204(h) Notices After PPA

By |Apr 18, 2008|FYI, US|

FYI: IRS, DOL and PBGC Propose Guidance on PPA Changes for Multiemployer Plans

By |Apr 15, 2008|FYI, US|

FYI: New Jersey Plant Closing Law More Onerous Than Federal WARN

By |Apr 2, 2008|FYI, US|

FYI: Buck Comments on Proposed Guidance on the Measurement of Assets and Liabilities for Pension Funding Purposes

By |Apr 2, 2008|FYI, US|

FYI: DOL Proposes Revised Family and Medical Leave Act Regulations

By |Mar 28, 2008|FYI, US|

FYI: CMS Announces Three-Month Delay in Filing Deadline for Final RDS Reconciliation

By |Mar 25, 2008|FYI, US|

FYI: DOL Proposes Amendments to Plan Asset Regulations, Including Safe Harbor for Small Plans

By |Mar 19, 2008|FYI, US|

FYI: U.S. Supreme Court Permits Fiduciary Breach Claims for Participant Account Losses

By |Mar 19, 2008|FYI, US|

FYI: IRS Issues Guidance on Distribution-Related Provisions of PPA

By |Mar 17, 2008|FYI, US|

FYI: PBGC Proposed Regulations on Reporting for Underfunded Plans

By |Mar 17, 2008|FYI, US|

FYI: State Law Prohibiting Automatic Withholding for Medical Plan Contributions is Preempted by ERISA

By |Mar 12, 2008|FYI, US|

FYI: DOL Provides HIPAA Compliance Checklist for Wellness Programs

By |Mar 12, 2008|FYI, US|

FYI: IRS Confirms Position That Certain Incentive Awards Are Not Performance-Based

By |Mar 6, 2008|FYI, US|

FYI: DOL Issues Guidance on Fiduciary Responsibility for Collection of Delinquent Plan Contributions

By |Feb 27, 2008|FYI, US|

FYI: IRS Provides Limited Section 409A Correction Program

By |Feb 13, 2008|FYI, US|

FYI: Third Determination Letter Filing Period Opens for Individually Designed Plans

By |Feb 13, 2008|FYI, US|

FYI: San Francisco Delays Employer Health Mandate Reporting Deadlines

By |Feb 7, 2008|FYI, US|

FYI: IRS Reverses Position on Whether Certain Incentive Awards are Performance-Based

By |Feb 7, 2008|FYI, US|

FYI: Family and Medical Leave Act Expanded

By |Jan 31, 2008|FYI, US|

FYI: IRS Proposes Diversification Rules for Defined Contribution Plans Holding Publicly Traded Employer Securities

By |Jan 31, 2008|FYI, US|

FYI: Ninth Circuit Allows San Francisco to Impose Employer Health Mandate

By |Jan 24, 2008|FYI, US|

FYI: EEOC Issues Final Regulations Allowing Retiree Health Care Plan Coordination With Medicare

By |Jan 15, 2008|FYI, US|

FYI: IRS Issues Proposed Regulations on Hybrid Plans

By |Jan 15, 2008|FYI, US|

FYI: IRS Issues Guidance on PPA Funding Rules for Single-Employer Defined Benefit Plans

By |Jan 11, 2008|FYI, US|

FYI: Massachusetts Provides Guidance on Form 1099-HC for Proof of Coverage

By |Jan 8, 2008|FYI, US|

FYI: Deadline Nears for Submission of Creditable Coverage Disclosures to CMS

By |Jan 8, 2008|FYI, US|

FYI: IRS Provides Relief on Backloading Rules for Cash Balance Plans

By |Jan 8, 2008|FYI, US|

FYI: DOL Proposes Regulations Requiring Fee Disclosures to Plan Fiduciaries

By |Jan 3, 2008|FYI, US|