New FAQs offer information about when retirement plan sponsors can adopt pre-approved plans and when determination letters are issued.
Tag: retirement plan documents
The complaint stems from defendants’ alleged refusal to pay post-termination benefits to the plaintiff—and a sizable similarly situated class of would-be beneficiaries—pursuant to terms and definitions in plan documents.
When the agency ended its determination letter program, it said it would publish a list of required amendments for individually designed retirement plans to maintain their qualified plan status after October 1 of each year.
The IRS has extended the deadline for submitting on-cycle applications for opinion letters for pre-approved defined contribution (DC) plans for the third six-year remedial amendment cycle to December 31, 2018, from October 1, 2018.
Plan sponsors have a fiduciary duty to operate in accordance with the plan document, but an ERISA attorney shares common cases when mistakes are made.
The agency ended its determination letter program effective in 2017, but said it will measure the need for exceptions in a variety of ways including annual input from the Employee Plans (EP) community.
The IRS extended the period to adopt an approved plan document to April 30, 2020, from January 31, 2019.
The 2017 RA List is light on items.