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IRS Announces 2019 Healthcare Flexible Spending Arrangement (FSA) Contribution Limit

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has announced that the 2019 limit on employee pre-tax FSA healthcare contributions will rise to $2,700, up from $2,650 in 2018. Revenue Procedure Bulletin 2018-57 ...
The IRS Releases Final 1094-C/1095-C Forms and Instructions for 2018 Tax Year

The IRS Releases Final 1094-C/1095-C Forms and Instructions for 2018 Tax Year

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) recently released the 1094-C/1095-C forms and instructions to be used by Applicable Large Employers (ALEs) for the 2018 tax year reporting required by the ...
IRS Announces Updates to 2019 Retirement Plan Limits

IRS Announces Updates to 2019 Retirement Plan Limits

Each year the IRS provides cost-of-living adjustments to benefit plan limits to assist sponsors in administering their plans. On November 1, the IRS released Notice 2018-83, which provided 2019 ...
Cautions and Benefits of an HDHP/HSA for Your Organization

Cautions and Benefits of an HDHP/HSA for Your Organization

As the price of health care continues to increase faster than the rate of inflation, both monthly premiums and average deductibles are also increasing. Many employers have turned to high deductible ...
SOA Releases Mortality Improvement Scale MP-2018

SOA Releases Mortality Improvement Scale MP-2018

When the Society of Actuaries (SOA) released the RP-2014 mortality table in 2014, they included mortality improvement scale MP-2014. The purpose of this scale is to reflect mortality improvement ...
Foster & Foster Reviews Exposure Draft of Pub-2010 Public Retirement Plans Mortality Tables Report

Foster & Foster Reviews Exposure Draft of Pub-2010 Public Retirement Plans Mortality Tables Report

As mentioned in our August 28th Retirement Blog, an exposure draft of mortality tables based on public retirement plan experience has been released by the Society of Actuaries and the Retirement ...
Executive Order to Strengthen Retirement Security

Executive Order to Strengthen Retirement Security

On August 31, 2018, President Trump released an Executive Order on “Strengthening Retirement Security in America.” You can see the text here. The Order outlines the issue of low workplace retirement ...
Draft Mortality Tables for Public Retirement Plans Released

Draft Mortality Tables for Public Retirement Plans Released

The Society of Actuaries has released an exposure draft for their public retirement plan mortality study. This study focuses exclusively on the mortality experience of public retirement plans, in ...