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Regulatory and Legislative

IRS Posts Additional Instructions for Benefit Plan Determinations

The IRS has released updated Instructions for Form 5307, Application for Determination for Adopters of Modified Nonstandardized Pre-Approved Plans.

Proposal Allowing CITs in 403(b) Plans Passes out of Committee

A bill introduced by Representative Frank Lucas (R-OK) was approved by the House Financial Services Committee with bipartisan support by a vote of 35-12.

Retirement Plan Disaster Assistance May Be Available for California Severe Storm and Flooding

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) issued a disaster declaration on May 25, 2023, for a California severe storm and flooding.

403(b) Plan Determination Program Opens June 1

The IRS provided a reminder in the May 24, 2023, edition of Employee Plans News that beginning June 1, 2023.

SECURE 2.0 Provides New Ways to Take Penalty-Free Distributions

The SECURE 2.0 Act provides more ways for individuals to access their retirement savings and creates new exceptions to the 10% early distribution penalty tax.

How Do You Select the Right TPA?

From fees, to response times, compliance, and references there are answers you should be looking for when evaluating a TPA.

Use our guide to ask the right questions

Insights and Perspectives

5 Reasons to Add a Cash Balance Plan Before Year End

Cash balance plans are the best way for business owners to significantly reduce their tax burden and accelerate retirement savings.

Top 10 Questions Advisors Ask About Cash Balance Plans

With taxes on the rise, high earners are searching for ways to reduce tax liability while accelerating retirement savings.

Selling Beyond the 401k: Part Two of a Two-Part Series

Advisors, look beyond the 401k and help your clients win the talent war with 3(16) Fiduciary Services. Learn how.

To Simplify the Complex, Technology Matters

Ever-evolving regulatory requirements, plan choices, and participant needs are making it increasingly complex to implement and manage a retirement plan.

Prospecting in 10 Minutes a Day on LinkedIn

With more than a half billion users, LinkedIn can become one of your most powerful relationship building tools.