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IRS increases the limits of 401k

Limits That Increase for 2015 Are As Follows:

–The annual Salary Deferral Limit for 401(k), 403(b), and most 457 plans, currently $17,500, increases $500 to $18,000. 160 more words

Human Resources

IRS Announces Increased 2015 Retirement Plan Contribution Limits

On October 23, 2014 the IRS announced 2015 cost-of-living adjustments for annual contribution and other dollar limits affecting 401(k) and other retirement plans.   A 1.7% rise in the September CPI-U over 2013 triggered $500 increases to the annual maximum salary deferral limit for 401(k) plans, and the catch-up limit for individuals age 50 or older. 182 more words

401(k) Plans

District Court Issues $6.4 Million Judgment Against Former Directv Contractor

On October 17, 2014, District Judge Daniel P. Jordan entered a judgment finding Herbert Bruister, the former owner of Bruister & Associates, Inc., liable for $6,492,613.97. 161 more words

Midlevel Executive Comp & Benefits Associate (NYC)

Highly respected BigLaw firm seeks a midlevel ECB associate for their NY office. Ideal candidate will have 3-5 years experience with a large firm, and strong familiarity with ERISA. 22 more words

Do Collective Bargaining Agreements that are Silent on the Issue Guarantee Lifetime Healthcare Benefits to Retirees?

M&G Polymers USA has operated a chemical plant in West Virginia since 2000. In 2006, the Company informed its retirees that they would have to contribute to their health care costs. 282 more words


Are Your Loan Repayments Timely?

“Sufficiently Similar” – These are the words that the Department of Labor used when describing a Plan’s requirements to remit participant loan repayments on a timely basis. 7 more words

Employee Benefit Plans

Coming Up: The 12th Annual ERISA update event

On November 6th, 2014, the ABC (ASPPA Benefits Council) of the Great Northwest (www.asppa.org/About/ABCs/Great-Northwest) will be hosting its 12th Annual ERISA update event. Program topics include new FINRA and SEC guidance, DOL audits, retirement income, fiduciary education, 408(b)(2) evaluations, and target date funds. 199 more words