Client Alerts


On February 3, 2012 the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued a final regulation under ERISA Section 408(b)(2) requiring certain covered plan service providers to make disclosures – about their services, compensation and fiduciary status – to their clients. In addition, on October 20, 2010 the DOL issued final regulations under ERISA Section 404(a)(5) regarding fee disclosures to be provided plan participants and beneficiaries. Follow this link for an explanation of the final regulations issued on February 3, 2012 which extends the compliance date for the 408(b)(2) regulations to July 1, 2012 and the effective date to comply with the participant disclosure regulations to August 30, 2012. This link will take you to an explanation of the participant disclosure rule. Finally, this link, DOL Field Assistance Bulletin No. 2012-02 issued May 7, 2012, provides questions and answers on both plan level and participant level disclosures.

Click here for the qualified plan limits for 2012-2016.

Since 2009, the Form 5500 series forms and schedules have been required to be filed electronically.  Click here for help in obtaining filing credentials from the DOL and electronically filing your 5500 report.

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has developed a compliance checklist to assist plan sponsors avoid or recognize errors in the administration of their plan.



Dates You Need to Know

 

Click here for 2016 Important Dates that you need to know!

 

 

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