This article is the fifth in the series addressing the 81 pages of guidance on the legislation known as SECURE 2.0 (the Act) enacted on December 29, 2022, issued by the IRS on December 20, 2023 as Notice 2024-02 (Notice). The first article addressed the extension of the deadline for written amendments and de minimis

This article is the fourth in the series addressing the 81 pages of guidance on the legislation known as SECURE 2.0 (the Act) enacted on December 29, 2022, issued by the IRS on December 20, 2023 as Notice 2024-02 (Notice). The first article addressed the extension of the deadline for written amendments and de minimis

This article is the third in the series addressing the 81 pages of guidance on the legislation known as SECURE 2.0 (the Act) enacted on December 29, 2022, issued by the IRS on December 20, 2023 as Notice 2024-02 (Notice). The first article addressed the extension of the deadline for written amendments and de minimis

This article is the second in the series addressing the 81 pages of guidance on the legislation known as SECURE 2.0 (the Act) enacted on December 29, 2022, issued by the IRS on December 20, 2023 in Notice 2024-02 (Notice). The first article addressed the extension of the deadline for written amendments and de minimis

If you’ve been wondering why I haven’t posted about the effects of COVID-19 on employee benefits it’s because I’ve been practicing social network distancing.  Just kidding. While we await Congress to pass and the President to sign the 2 trillion dollar stimulus package known as the CARES Act, I thought I would point out how

Whether a plan permits hardship distributions is up to the employer when designing the plan.

Last November, the IRS issued proposed regulations incorporating several legislative changes regarding the ability of a 401(k) or 403(b) plan to make distributions to participants to relieve a hardship caused by an immediate and heavy financial