Department of Labor Expands Audit and Enforcement Focus, Imposing $1.27 Billion in Fines Excerpt: “According to the National Association of Plan Advisors, in the 12 months ending Oct. 1, 2012, more than 300 investigations resulting in $1.27 billion in fines were levied by the United States Department of Labor’s Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA). EBSA… Continue reading
The Northeast Area Benefits Conference is a one-day, two-city conference focused on employee benefits and pensions. A diverse group of retirement plan professionals join industry experts and regulatory officials to discuss the latest legislative and regulatory activity, as well as industry and practice trends.
The Great Lakes Benefits Conference is a forum to discuss employee benefit issues with colleagues, government representatives and private sector experts. The program will focus on exchanging information and educating attendees about current regulatory, legislative, administrative and actuarial topics.
The following is a statement from Craig P. Hoffman, General Counsel and Director of Regulatory Affairs of ASPPA to the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) requesting clarification and transitional relief for filling of Forms 5500 and 8955-SSA for multiple employer plans obligated to report under both the ERISA and the Internal Revenue Code (IRC).