In September 2021, the DOL, IRS, and Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC), collectively referred to as the “Agencies”, released proposed changes to Form 5500, Annual Return/Report of Employee Benefit Plan.
The IRS has issued its initial 2021-2022 Priority Guidance Plan, in which it describes guidance projects in the current fiscal year.
The IRS has released Revenue Procedure 2021-37, providing procedures for the issuance of opinion letters and the timing requirements of remedial amendment periods for Cycle 2 approvals of 403(b) plans.
The IRS has issued a news release announcing the postponement of certain tax-related deadlines for Tennessee victims of severe storms and flooding.
The IRS has issued a news release announcing the postponement of certain tax-related deadlines for California wildfire victims.
The average number of natural disasters continues to rise. As a result, Congress and the IRS have tried to keep pace by providing relief for those affected by major disasters and emergencies.
The IRS has released final regulations regarding the mandatory 60-day postponement of deadlines for certain time-sensitive, tax-related acts in circumstances of federally declared disasters.
The IRS has issued Notice 2021-33, which contains updated guidance on defined benefit (DB) pension plan minimum funding and present value calculations.
The IRS issued Notice 2021-31, which provides guidance affecting COBRA premium assistance pursuant to the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA).
The IRS has issued a news release announcing the postponement of certain tax-related deadlines for Alabama victims of severe storms, straight-line winds, and tornadoes.