Thursday, November 20, 2008

Retirement News for Employers - Fall 2008 Edition

The IRS released Retirement News for Employers - Fall 2008 Edition. It contains the following articles:

  • Help Your Employees Weather the Storm: Hardship Withdrawals and Loans from Retirement Plans;
  • New on the Web;
  • Recent Guidance;
  • Do the Right Thing Even When Times are Tough!;
  • Desk Side Chat with Monika Templeman - Is My Plan the Right Plan?;
  • Required Minimum Distribution Reminder;
  • RNE Survey;
  • Fixing Common Plan Mistakes: Failure to Provide a Safe Harbor 401(k) Plan Notice;
  • We're Glad You Asked!;
  • 2009 Retirement Plan Limits Announced;
  • DOL News;
  • Mark Your Calendar;
  • Timing Is Everything Flyer.

Wednesday, November 5, 2008

Employee Plans News - Special Edition, November 5, 2008

The IRS published Employee Plans News - Special Edition, November 5, 2008:

This Special Edition discusses the IRS modifying the filing cycle for governmental plans under the staggered remedial amendment program. In addition, this edition talks about the initial guidelines released on Rollovers as Business Startups (ROBS). Some other items of interest included in this edition are 2009 Retirement Plans Limits Announced; List of Recent Guidance that May Require Interim or Discretionary Amendments; and 403(b) Phone Forum - December 4, 2008.