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Updated Yield Curves and Segment Rates for DB Plans

The Internal Revenue Service has issued Notice 2024-34, which contains updated guidance on factors used in certain defined benefit pension plan minimum funding and present value calculations.

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Defined Benefit Plan

IRS

DOL Fiduciary Rule Has Left OMB

A final rule titled “Retirement Security Rule: Definition of an Investment Advice Fiduciary” has left the Office of Management and Budget.

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Defined Contribution Plan

DOL

Fiduciary Issues

Disaster Assistance May Be Available for Alaska Severe Storm

The Federal Emergency Management Agency issued a disaster declaration on April 6, 2024, for Alaska severe storm, flooding, and landslides, for the incident period of November 20, 2023.

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Defined Contribution Plan

IRS

Deadline Relief for Maine Severe Storms and Flooding

The IRS has announced the postponement of certain tax-related deadlines for victims of Maine severe storms and flooding.

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IRS

IRS Guidance

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Defined Benefit Plan

IRA

HSA

Agencies Extend Comment Deadline on Reporting and Disclosure RFI Under SECURE 2.0

The Department of Treasury, the Department of Labor, and the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation have extended the deadline for comments related to a Request for Information released in January pursuant to Section 319 of SECURE 2.0.

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DOL

IRA

IRS

Legislative updates

SECURE 2.0

DOL Releases Final Rule on QPAM Exemptions

The Department of Labor has issued a final rule “Amendment to Prohibited Transaction Class Exemption 84-14 (PTE 84-14) for Transactions Determined by Independent Qualified Professional Asset Managers (the QPAM Exemption)”.

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DOL

Fiduciary Issues

DOL Releases Final Rule Clarifying Employee or Independent Contractor Status

The Department of Labor issued a final rule to assist employers when determining whether a worker is considered an employee or an independent contractor under the Fair Labor Standards Act.

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DOL

IRA

Washington Pulse

DOL Releases Proposed Regulations for Automatic Portability Transactions

The Department of Labor has released proposed regulations related to the implementation of section 120 of the SECURE 2.0 Act.

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Defined Contribution Plan

DOL

IRA

Washington Pulse

SECURE 2.0

Disaster Assistance May Be Available for Maine Severe Storms

The Federal Emergency Management Agency issued a disaster declaration on March 20, 2024, for Maine severe storms and flooding.

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Defined Benefit Plan

IRA

IRS

IRS Guidance

Disaster Assistance May Be Available for Rhode Island Severe Storms

The Federal Emergency Management Agency issued disaster declaration 4765 and 4766 on March 20, 2024, for Rhode Island severe storms and flooding.

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IRS Guidance

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