IRS Unveils Plan Sponsor Newsletter

May 17, 2004 ( - Plan sponsors now have a new information source about their retirement plans - an electronic newsletter from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).

The first issue of Retirement News for Employers, currently online at is a free distribution for employers via e-mail.

The first issue includes articles about benefit regulations covering military reservists and National Guard units returning to civilian employment as well as information about new retirement products such as a CD-ROM that helps sponsors learn about self correcting problems in their plans. Another new product is a publication describing 401(k) plans for small businesses.

To sign up, go to and subscribe by selecting “Newsletters” under the “Related Topics” section.