IRS Extends GUST Deadline to February

November 14, 2001 ( ? The Internal Revenue Service on Wednesday extended the GUST remedial plan amendment period from December 31, 2001 to February 28, 2002.

Also, according to IRS Revenue Procedure 2001-55, the GUST remedial amendment period for plans directly affected by the September 11 terrorist attacks has been extended another six months to June 30, 2002.

Plans showing “substantial hardship” as a result of the attacks can get an even longer postponement, the IRS said.


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Read more about the IRS update list of frequently asked questions and answers about the plan amendment and filing process (including GUST Amendments) at

See the IRS list of M&P and VS plans submitted for GUST opinion or advisory letters at