Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Retirement News for Employers – Winter 2012 Edition

The IRS released Retirement News for Employers – Winter 2012 Edition. It contains the following articles:

· 401(k) Questionnaire Interim Report

· Use an employee’s entire calendar-year compensation for determining employer contributions to SIMPLE IRA plans

· April 30 deadline for employers to adopt and submit determination letter applications for pre-approved defined benefit plans

· What’s a reasonable interest rate for participant loans?

· Before you take a loan from your retirement plan, there are a few rules you need to know

· Tips for Form 5558

· Using old forms may cause errors

· IRA required minimum distribution rules

· RMD rules for non-IRA plans for retiring participants over age 70½

· Saver’s Credit for 2011

· How to report 2010 Roth rollovers and conversions on your 2011 return

· EP Phone Forums

· New on the Web

· Enrolled Agent Special Enrollment Examination fee

· Renew your Preparer Tax Identification Number for 2012

· Retirement Plans News widget

· Employee Plans videos

· IRS social media tools

· Mark Your Calendar

· DOL News

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