Foster & Foster monitors changes in legislation, regulations, and national trends to help our clients be prepared.

PBGC Releases Latest Projections

The Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) released its fiscal 2018 projections report in August 2019. The PBGC operates insurance programs for Single-Employer and Multiemployer pension plans and...
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Changes to the ACA Affordability Standard for 2020

Recently, the IRS issued Revenue Procedure Bulletin 2019-29, which decreases the affordability percentage under the Employer Mandate. The “affordability standard” is a component of ACA that is...
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New GASB Exposure Draft Would Alter 457 Plan Reporting

The Governmental Accounting Standards Boards (GASB) released a new exposure draft in June 2019 entitled “Internal Revenue Code Section 457 Deferred Compensation Plans That Meet the Definition of a...
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New SOA Mortality Tables for Private Sector Retirement Plans

Last month (May 2019), the Society of Actuaries (SOA) released an exposure draft of the Pri-2012 Mortality Tables for private-sector retirement plans. These new tables are based on data collected for...
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U.S. House Passes Retirement Legislation

On May 23, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill that would directly impact retirement benefits across the nation. The bill, entitled the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement...
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2020 HSA Limits and ACA Out-Of-Pocket Maximums

The IRS has issued Revenue Procedure 2019-25 to announce the 2020 contribution limits and high deductible health plan (HDHP) design requirements. The new HSA contribution limits will become effective...
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