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Long-Awaited Employee Benefit Plan Audit Standard Final Balloted

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By Todd Lucas

In April 2017, the Audit Standards Board (ASB) issued an exposure draft of the Proposed Statement on Auditing Standards (SAS), Forming an Opinion and Reporting ... read more >

Making Your Benefit Plan Audit Easier

Generally, any plan with 100 or more participants requires a plan audit. Whether your plan has already reached this threshold or you anticipate the plan ... read more >

Mortality Scale 2018 Update

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By Lindzee Nicholson

In October 2018, the Society of Actuaries released its annually updated mortality improvement scale for pension plans, MP-2018, based on the same methodology ... read more >

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 >