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Revenue Procedure 2018-52 Released by IRS: VCP Modifications

On September 28, 2018, the IRS released Revenue Procedure 2018-52, which will be effective as of January 1, 2019 and supersedes Revenue Procedure 2016-51. ... read more >

Mitigating the Risk of Cyber Attacks to Your Employee Benefit Plan

From Target to Equifax to the federal government, it seems that a new cybersecurity breach makes headlines on an almost daily basis. With all these breeches, ... read more >

The Changing Landscape of Qualified Retirement Plans

Plan Sponsors continue to be faced with the pressure of overseeing a “successful” retirement plan for participants and beneficiaries. How “successful” ... read more >

New Employee Benefit Plan Auditing Standard Now Final

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By Todd Lucas

After years of debate, deliberation and revision, it appears the Auditing Standards Board (ASB) is finally set to issue Statement on Auditing Standards ... read more >

Late Participant Contributions to Your Employee Benefit Plan? EBSA is Coming for You!

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By Brian Reitz

Contributions to employee benefit plans that are withheld from employee pay must be remitted to the plan as soon as administratively feasible. Generally, ... read more >

Blockchain Technology and Its Impact on Employee Benefit Plans

Blockchain technology appears to be the latest up and coming change affecting the way many industries will process transactions. What is blockchain technology? ... read more >

MATTERS TO CONSIDER AS 2017 COMES TO A CLOSE

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By Lara Fuller

You may have just filed your 2016 retirement plan audit and feel like you can put that matter on the back burner for a while. But that’s not the ... read more >

AICPA's Progress Toward Improving Employee Benefit Plan Audits

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By Todd Lucas

In 2014, the AICPA launched an initiative for improving the quality of audits by improving the overall audit process. The process for enhancing audit quality ... read more >

5500 Filing Deadline -- What to do if you missed it!

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By Brian Reitz

If your Company sponsors a benefit plan subject to the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA), you are more than likely well aware of ... read more >