Tag: IRS

No Entries in 2018 Required Amendments List

In general, the Required Amendments List includes statutory and administrative changes in qualification requirements for individually designed retirement plans that are first effective during the plan year in which the list is published.

IRS Approves Plan Sponsor’s Student Loan Repayment Benefit in 401(k) Plan

Because participants receiving a student loan repayment non-elective contribution can still make deferrals to the 401(k) plan and receipt of the contribution is not dependent on whether the employee makes deferrals to the plan, the IRS ruled the benefit will not violate the “contingent benefit” prohibition of the Income Tax Regulations.

ERIC Calls Foul in DOL’s Missing Participant Push

In an open letter asking for more detailed guidance, the ERISA Industry Committee spells out what it says are “examples of missteps” by the DOL, including “issuing letters asserting breaches of fiduciary duty when there is no applicable legal guidance.”