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Dollar Limits on Compensation and Benefits Announced

The Internal Revenue Service has announced the 2014 cost-of-living adjustments for various limits affecting employee benefit plans. The more common limits are detailed below for 2013 and 2014. If you have any questions about how these limits apply to you, please contact Mark Flanagan of Aronson’s Employee Benefit Plan Services Group at 301-231-6257.

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New Roth Conversion Provisions in 401(k) Retirement Plans

The legislation to avoid the “Fiscal Cliff” did not spawn widespread retirement plan changes as many had feared. However, there is a minor change related to Roth conversions in eligible retirement plans. 401(k) plans that allowed for Roth 401(k) contributions also allowed for the conversion of participant accounts to Roth accounts, but only if the […]

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Affordable Care Act (ACA) Guidance Has Finally Begun

On November 20, 2012, Affordable Care Act guidance was issued in the form of over 300 pages of proposed regulations. The guidance is broken into three parts: 1) requirements for essential health benefits, actuarial value, and other exchange related requirements; 2) various market reform initiatives; and 3) regulations related to employee wellness programs. At this […]

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Form 5500 Filing Relief for Plan Sponsors Impacted by Hurricane Sandy

The IRS announced it is granting relief to benefit plan sponsors affected by Hurricane Sandy. This relief also includes plan providers whose services impact the filing of Form 5500. In general, plans in the affected areas will have until November 7, 2012 to file returns that otherwise would have been due October 31, 2012. Relief […]

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