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March 2016 Newsletter | Supreme Court Overturns State Health Plan Reporting Law | Retirement Plans Not Required to Complete New Form 5500 Questions

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February 2016 Newsletter | ACA Reporting and COBRA | IRS Updates Form 8955-SSA Barcodes

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January 2016 Newsletter | IRS Delays ACA Reporting Deadline | Fiduciary Breach Lawsuit Filed in Atlanta

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October 2015 Newsletter | IRS Releases 2016 Retirement Plan Limits

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September 2015 Newsletter | Why Is ACA Legal Compliance So Important?

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July 2015 Newsletter | Rev. Proc. 2015-28: IRS Updates Qualified Retirement Plan Correction Program

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June 2015 Newsletter | Supreme Court Upholds Federal Exchange Subsidies

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Supreme Court Upholds Federal Exchange Subsidies

On June 25, 2015, the Supreme Court ruled, in a 6-3 decision, that subsidies for individuals who purchase health insurance on Federally-facilitated health insurance Exchanges are legal under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). This HR Alert provides an overview of the issues involved in King v. Burwell, the Supreme Court's stated reasoning for upholding Federal Exchange subsidies, and the possible implications of this Read More

Pre-Approved Plan Program Extended to Include Cash Balance Plans and Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOPs)

On June 8, 2015, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued Revenue Procedure 2015-36 (the “Revenue Procedure”), updating existing guidance on pre-approved plan (including master and prototype (M&S) and volume submitter (VS) plans) applications for opinion and advisory letters. It also opens the pre-approved program to cash balance plans and ESOPs. The Revenue Procedure modifies and supersedes Revenue Procedure Read More

Revenue Procedure 2015-27: IRS Updates Qualified Retirement Plan Correction Program

The IRS recently released Revenue Procedures 2015-27 and 2015-28, which modify, but do not replace, the existing Employee Plans Compliance Resolution System (EPCRS) in Revenue Procedure 2013-12 (the “2013 Revenue Procedure”). This HR Alert summarizes the changes included in Revenue-Procedure 2015-27. The July HR Alert will include a summary of the modifications set forth in Revenue-Procedure 2015-28. Generally, the Read More