regulatory updates

Retirement Spotlight: IRS Releases Escheatment Guidance

This Retirement Spotlight summarizes Rev. Rul. 2020-24 and Rev. Proc. 2020-46 and explains how they interact with other IRS and DOL guidance.

FuturePlan ERISA Team

Defined Contribution Plan

DOL

IRA

IRS Guidance

Retirement Spotlight

IRS Issues Final Life Expectancy Regulations

The IRS has published final regulations updating life expectancy tables that are used for required minimum distributions (RMDs) and for other purposes.

FuturePlan ERISA Team

Washington Pulse

IRS

IRS Guidance

Spousal, Annuity Rights for 403(b) Distributions

The IRS has requested comments on spousal, annuity rights for in-kind 403(b) distributions of terminating plans.

FuturePlan ERISA Team

Defined Contribution Plan

IRS Guidance

IRS Posts Updated DB Plan Yield Curves and Segment Rates

The IRS has posted Notice 2020-81, guidance on factors used in certain defined benefit (DB) pension plan minimum funding and present value calculations.

FuturePlan ERISA Team

Defined Benefit Plan

Extended Due Date for Single-Employer DB Contributions

The IRS has clarified that contributions to single-employer DB plans due January 1, 2021, under the CARES Act are considered timely if they are made no later than January 4, 2021.

FuturePlan ERISA Team

COVID-19

Defined Benefit Plan

IRS

Pooled Plan Provider Registration Regulations Published

Final regulations from the DOL outlining registration requirements for pooled plan providers of pooled employer plans were published.

FuturePlan ERISA Team

Defined Contribution Plan

DOL

DOL Final ESG Guidance Published

The DOL’s final rule on environmental, social, and governance (ESG) investments is published in the Federal Register.

FuturePlan ERISA Team

Defined Benefit Plan

Defined Contribution Plan

DOL

Fiduciary Issues

DOL Issues Final PEP Registration Regulations

The EBSA has issued a pre-publication version of final regulations on registration requirements for "pooled plan providers," (PEPs).

FuturePlan ERISA Team

Defined Contribution Plan

DOL

Final Rule on Transparency In Healthcare Coverage

Federal agencies jointly issue final rule on transparency in healthcare coverage intended to make healthcare price information accessible for comparison-shopping.

FuturePlan ERISA Team

DOL

Health and Welfare

IRS

Updated Life Expectancy Tables Published

The IRS has provided updated life expectancy tables.

FuturePlan ERISA Team

Defined Contribution Plan

IRA

IRS Guidance

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