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Participant Loan Repayments and Maternity Leave

How should a plan handle a participant loan for a participant who goes on maternity leave?

Employee Benefit Plans

Tax Planning with Respect to Disability Insurance

Author: Charles F. Fuller

No one wants to become disabled, but when a disability arises that prevents you from working, the existence of disability insurance could provide you with an income stream during the period of disability. 381 more words

ERISA

What ERISA Plans Should Know about Money Market Reform

Most U.S. money market funds will begin restructuring their operations beginning in 2014 and throughout 2015 and 2016 as a result of the SEC’s adoption of wide ranging changes to the rules regulating these funds.  1,653 more words

Labor & Employment

Agencies Issue Guidance on Non-Compliant Premium Reimbursement Arrangements

The Departments of Labor, Treasury and HHS have issued additional Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) regarding certain employer reimbursement of health coverage premiums.

The FAQs address arrangements where employers (i) reimburse employees for the cost of individual insurance plan coverage or (ii) offer cash to employees with high-risk claims who opt of the employer’s health plan. 54 more words

Welfare Benefits

Update IRS Instructions for Reporting Employee Health Coverage

Author: Johanna Montero-Okon

On March 5, 2014, the Department of Treasure issued final regulations on employer health insurance coverage information reporting. The information reporting relates to health insurance coverage that is offered by certain employers, referred to as applicable large employers, and reporting is to be provided by each member of an applicable large employer. 290 more words

ERISA

Avoiding a Scary Fidelity Bond

For this Sunscreen Moment, we offer one best practice to take the “scare” out of your Plan’s fidelity bond.

Sunscreen

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