regulatory updates

IRS Revises Rollover Self-Certification Rules

The IRS has issued modified guidance for taxpayers to self-certify their eligibility for an extension of the 60-day deadline to complete an otherwise-eligible rollover. 

FuturePlan ERISA Team

Defined Contribution Plan

IRS

IRS Guidance

IRA

New Guidance on Escheated Retirement Plan Account

The IRS has issued guidance for qualified retirement plans that escheat certain accounts of unresponsive or missing participants or beneficiaries to state unclaimed property funds.

FuturePlan ERISA Team

Defined Contribution Plan

IRS

IRS Guidance

Updated Yield Curves and Segment Rates for DB Plans

The IRS has posted Notice 2020-77, guidance on factors used in certain defined benefit (DB) pension plan minimum funding and present value calculations.

FuturePlan ERISA Team

Defined Benefit Plan

PBGC’s November Interest Rate Assumptions for DB Calculations

Interest assumptions for benefit payments with valuation dates in November 2020 to be published in the October 15, 2020 Federal Register.

FuturePlan ERISA Team

Defined Benefit Plan

2021 TWB Announced; Retirement Plan Limits to Follow

The Social Security Administration has announced the 2021 adjustments for benefits and certain other limitations that are subject to annual cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) indices.

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Defined Contribution Plan

Treasury and SBA Announce Simpler PPP Loan Forgiveness Form

Treasury and SBA have announced a “simpler” version of the form used by recipients of Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) business loans of $50,000 or less to request loan forgiveness.

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Defined Benefit Plan

Defined Contribution Plan

COVID-19

IRS Updates Deadline Relief for Victims of California Wildfires

The IRS has updated deadline relief for completing certain time-sensitive, tax-related acts for victims of California wildfires that began on August 14, 2020.

FuturePlan ERISA Team

Legislative updates

Defined Contribution Plan

House Passes Revised Pandemic Relief Bill, Disagreements Remain

The House of Representatives has passed a revised version of the HEROES Act estimated at $2.2 trillion to provide pandemic relief.

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Defined Benefit Plan

Defined Contribution Plan

COVID-19

SECURE Act

Health and Welfare

Prospects Questionable for New Pandemic Relief Bill

The House of Representatives has released text of a revised COVID-19 pandemic relief bill, expected to be voted on this week before the House recesses for pre-election campaigning.

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Legislative updates

Defined Benefit Plan

Defined Contribution Plan

Default Withholding Rate for Periodic Retirement Plan Distributions

The IRS has issued a pre-publication version of final regulations on the default tax withholding rate to be applied to periodic and annuitized distributions from retirement plans.

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IRS

IRS Guidance

Defined Benefit Plan

Defined Contribution Plan

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