Lifetime Income Illustrations

DOL Releases Clarifications About Lifetime Income Illustrations

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Late last month, the Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) of the Department of Labor, issued answers regarding the timing of when plan sponsors are required to include lifetime income illustrations on plan participant’s retirement statements. This guidance applies to defined contribution plans only.

DOL Cybersecurity Guidance

Cybersecurity for Your Defined Benefit Plan

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Last month, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued a press release aimed at defined benefit plan sponsors, plan fiduciaries, record keepers, and plan participants. For the first time, the DOL’s Employee Benefits Security Administration issued cybersecurity guidance.

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IRS Updates Determination Letter Program and Revises Correction Procedures Under EPCRS

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Isler Dare Employee Benefits Update Re: IRS Updates Determination Letter Program and Revises Correction Procedures Under Employee Plans Compliance Resolution System (EPCRS) This employee benefits update (first published May 2019)  is provided courtesy of Isler Dare PC ( and was written by Andrea I. O’Brien, Vi D. Nguyen, Jeanne Floyd, and Ashley F. Hedge. Recent Legal Developments for Employee Benefit …

Electronic DOL Filing for Top Hat Plans to Be Mandatory

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Nonqualified deferred compensation “top hat” plans do not require annual Form 5500s. Instead, the Department of Labor requires a Top Hat plan disclosure letter whenever a new plan is implemented. Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Plans enable executives and other high-income earners to defer income beyond the limits of qualified 401(k) plans. These plans garner more attention any time there are tax …