PBGC Guidance on CARES Act – UPDATE

The CARES Act, signed into law in March 2020, provided contribution relief to employers by allowing contributions to be delayed until the end of 2020.  Initial guidance from the PBGC clarified ...

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Integral, a Foster & Foster Podcast, Episode 1: COVID-19

Join host Travis Smith and special guest Matt Plachta as they discuss the COVID-19 pandemic, implications on health plans, and concepts to consider as we move toward 2021. Reach out to Travis Smith ...

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PBGC / IRS Guidance on CARES Act

The CARES Act, signed into law in March 2020, provided contribution relief to employers by allowing contributions to be delayed until the end of 2020. What became uncertain was the impact this ...

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DOL Announces New Electronic Disclosure Rule for Retirement Plans

DOL Announces New Electronic Disclosure Rule for Retirement Plans

On May 21, 2020, the Department of Labor (DOL) announced its final rule on electronic disclosures for retirement plans. The final rule is an alternative method of furnishing electronic disclosures ...

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Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Fees Due July 31, 2020

Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Fees Due July 31, 2020

On June 8, 2020, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued Notice 2020-44 announcing the PCORI fee for plan years ending on or after October 1, 2019 and before October 1, 2020 will be $2.54 per ...

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IRS Issues COVID-19 Guidance for Cafeteria Plans

IRS Issues COVID-19 Guidance for Cafeteria Plans

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the IRS has issued Notice 2020-29 to announce the opportunity for employers to allow mid-year changes to employer-sponsored health coverage and dependent care assistance ...

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2021 HSA Limits and ACA Out-Of-Pocket Maximums

2021 HSA Limits and ACA Out-Of-Pocket Maximums

The IRS has issued Revenue Procedure 2020-32 to announce the 2021 contribution limits and high deductible health plan (HDHP) design requirements. The new Health Savings Account (HSA) contribution ...

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Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act)

Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act)

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) enacted March 27, 2020 is an economic stimulus measure for individuals, businesses, and hospitals in response to the economic ...

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COVID-19 Legislation and Resources

COVID-19 Legislation and Resources

While federal, state, and local governments are frantically drafting, debating, and enacting a plethora of coronavirus-related legislation, employers and plan sponsors are becoming overwhelmed with ...

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