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week ending December 6th, 2019
There are a number of compliance deadlines for retirement plan sponsors at the end of the year. Looking ahead, the IRS has revealed the Required Amendments List for 2019. The Department of Labor’s Employee Benefit Security Administration is diligent in its enforcement efforts, but plan sponsors can also turn to it for help and guidance. And, it’s not just multinational employers that need to understand and potentially comply with the European Union’s strict data privacy laws. All this and more in this edition of PLANSPONSOR Weekend!
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Compliance
2019 ERISA Plan Compliance Calendar
A schedule to help plan sponsors track important due dates for their plan
Compliance
2019 Required Amendments List Published by IRS
Covered in this year’s required amendments list are new hardship withdrawal rules and a new regulation impacting certain cash balance pension plans.
Compliance
DOL Enforcement Efforts Are Wide-Ranging
While the DOL’s Employee Benefit Security Administration is diligent in protecting employees’ benefits, plan sponsors can also turn to it for help and guidance.
Compliance
Information Copies of 2019 Form 5500 Published by DOL
Among other notable changes, the Form 5500’s Line 23 has been revised to eliminate mortality table options that are not available after 2018.
Compliance
What U.S. Retirement Plans Should Know About GDPR
It’s not just multinational employers that need to understand and potentially comply with the European Union’s strict data privacy laws.
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Data and Research
The Growing Interest in Guaranteed Income Options
As employers begin to question the effectiveness of target-date funds as a retirement spending vehicle, interest in guaranteed lifetime income has grown.
Research
2021 Recordkeeping Survey
Data and Research
Employers Feel the Strain of Rising Labor Costs
New survey data shows employers both large and small are looking closely at operating expenses and, when possible, prioritizing salaries and benefits.
Data and Research
Emergency Savings Programs Boost Retirement Outcomes
A report from DCIIA and Commonwealth suggests that emergency savings should be placed in an account that is distinct from funds intended for long-term retirement savings.
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