Tag: Internal Revenue Service

PBGC Sets Disaster Relief on IRS Autopilot

With some exceptions, PBGC premium payers and data providers can now assume filing relief from the pension insurer in each case that the IRS issues its own disaster-related relief that impacts the filing of Forms 5500.

IRS and DOL Asked for Better Guidance on Missing Participants

The Plan Sponsor Council of America has heard concerns from its members that they have been or may be subjected to enforcement actions even though the DOL and IRS have not issued comprehensive guidance on missing participants that provide a clear roadmap for compliance.

IRS Reverses Change in HSA Limit

The IRS says it is reversing the change to the limitation because stakeholders informed it that implementing the $50 reduction to the limitation on HSA contributions for an individual with family coverage under an HDHP would impose numerous unanticipated administrative and financial burdens.

IRS Modifies VCP User Fees

The agency also issued information about how to obtain or re-establish an employer identification number (EIN) for a retirement plan trust.

(b)lines Ask the Experts – Questions to Skip on Form 5500

“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?”