Modifications to the Form 5500 and Form 5500-SF and their schedules and instructions have been highlighted.
Tag: Form 5500
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“I work for a third-party administrator (TPA) firm that has a new private tax-exempt client which started a 403(b) plan last year intending it to be not governed by the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (non-ERISA).
IRS compliance questions have been removed from the form.
“As we are preparing to finalize our 2016 Form 5500s in time for the extended deadline, a colleague of mine has stated that there are some questions on the form that it would appear that we should answer, but that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has actually suggested we skip. That sounds bizarre to me; is that possible?”
The agency is proposing two modifications for multiemployer plans and one modification for single-employer plans.
The IRS is loosening hardship withdrawal and loan rules, and the DOL announced postponed deadlines for Form 5500 filing, among other things.