EBSA to Host Webcast on Form 5500

January 14, 2010 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - The U.S. Department of Labor’s Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) will host a free Webcast January 21 at 1:00 p.m. on 2009 Form 5500 and electronic filing requirements.

An EBSA news release said the Webcast will help employers, plan administrators, and service providers prepare for changes to the Form 5500 and electronic filing requirement that begin with the 2009 plan year filings. The Webcast will provide more details about changes to the Form 5500 and its filing process as well as introduce participants to the new EFAST electronic filing system (see EFAST2 Ready for Online Form 5500 Filings). 

In addition, EBSA said staff will address questions received from the public and provide practical tips for using EFAST2.

Registration for the Webcast is required. To register, go to http://www.dol.gov/ebsa and click on “Getting Ready for 2009 Form 5500 and Electronic Filing, Part IV Webcast” under Compliance Assistance Webcasts/Seminars/Workshops.