futureplan erisa team

Federal Prime Interest Rate Increased to 7.75 Percent

Effective February 1, 2022, the federal prime interest rate increased from 7.50 percent to 7.75 percent.

FuturePlan ERISA Team

Fiduciary Issues

COVID-19 National Emergency Expected to End May 11

Earlier this week, President Biden announced his intent to extend the national emergency concerning the COVID-19 pandemic through May 11, 2023.

FuturePlan ERISA Team

Legislative updates

Form 5500 Guidance Under SECURE Act of 2019 Has Left the OMB

A final rule from the DOL titled “Implement SECURE Act and Related Revisions to Employee Benefit Plan Annual Reporting on the Form 5500” has left the OMB.

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Legislative updates

SECURE Act

SECURE 2.0 Employer Tax Credits

This credit applies to qualified plans (defined contribution and defined benefit plans under IRC Sec. 401(a) and 403(a)), and SEP and SIMPLE plans.

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SECURE 2.0

Defined Contribution Plan

Legislative updates

Deadline Relief for California Severe Storms

The IRS has announced the postponement of certain tax-related deadlines for victims of severe storms, flooding and landslides in California.

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Defined Contribution Plan

IRS

IRS Guidance

IRA

Updated Yield Curves and Segment Rates for DB Plans

The IRS has issued Notice 2023-12, which contains updated guidance on factors used in certain defined benefit (DB) pension plan minimum funding and present value calculations.

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Defined Contribution Plan

IRS

IRS Guidance

Defined Benefit Plan

IRS Announces Applicable Federal Rates for February 2023

The IRS has issued Revenue Ruling 2023-03, which contains the applicable federal rates (AFR) for February 2023.

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Defined Contribution Plan

IRS

2023 Inflation Adjustments for Civil Penalties

The PBGC has published in the Federal Register inflation-adjusted penalty amounts for failure to provide certain notices.

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DOL

Distributions May Be Permitted for Alabama Severe Storms

FEMA has issued a disaster declaration for severe storms, straight-line winds, and tornadoes in Alabama, for January 12, 2023.

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Defined Contribution Plan

Distributions May Be Permitted for Washington Severe Winter Storm

FEMA has issued a disaster declaration for severe winter storm, straight-line winds, flooding, landslides, and mudslides in Washington, for the period of November 3, 2022 – November 8, 2022.

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Defined Contribution Plan

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