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Washington Pulse: Third Phase of Form 5500 Changes Released

The third phase of updates to Form 5500, Annual Return/Report of Employee Benefit Plan, was recently released by the Department of Labor’s (DOL’s) Employee Benefits Security Administration, the IRS, and the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (the “Agencies”).

April 14 2023

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IRS Announces Deadline Relief for Tennessee Victims of Severe Storms, Straight-line Winds, and Tornadoes

The IRS has announced the postponement of certain tax-related deadlines for victims of severe storms, straight-line winds, and tornadoes in Tennessee.

April 11 2023

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Retirement Plan Disaster Assistance May Be Available for Kentucky Severe Storms, Straight-line Winds, Tornadoes, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) issued a disaster declaration on April 10, 2023, for Kentucky severe storms, straight-line winds, tornadoes, flooding, landslides, and mudslides, for the incident period of March 3, 2023 – March 4, 2023.

April 11 2023

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Retirement Plan Disaster Assistance May Be Available for Tennessee Severe Storms, Straight-line Winds, and Tornadoes

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) issued a disaster declaration on April 7, 2023, for severe storms, straight-line winds, and tornadoes in Tennessee, for the incident period of March 31, 2023 – April 1, 2023.

April 11 2023

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Tri-Agencies Provide FAQ Guidance for Group Health Plans in Anticipation of End of Public Health Emergency and National Emergency

During the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency (PHE) and National Emergency, numerous requirements were introduced for group health plans, which were generally aimed at ensuring individuals did not forgo testing or treatment for COVID-19 because they could not afford to pay for such services.

March 30 2023

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IRS Announces Deadline Relief for Mississippi Severe Storms, Straight-line Winds, and Tornadoes

The IRS has announced the postponement of certain tax-related deadlines for victims of severe storms, straight-line winds, and tornadoes in Mississippi.

March 28 2023
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Hardship Distributions May Be Permitted for Mississippi Severe Storms, Straight-line Winds, and Tornados

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) issued a disaster declaration on March 26, 2023, for severe storms, straight-line winds, and tornados in Mississippi, for the incident period of March 24, 2023, to March 25, 2023.

March 27 2023

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IRS Announces Deadline Relief for New York Severe Winter Storm and Snowstorm

The IRS has announced the postponement of certain tax-related deadlines for victims of severe winter storms and snowstorms in New York.

March 27 2023

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Hardship Distributions May Be Permitted for Maine Severe Storm and Flooding

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) issued a disaster declaration on March 22, 2023, for severe storm and flooding in Maine, for the incident period of December 23, 2022 – December 24, 2022.

March 24 2023
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IRS Provides Indexing for Employer Shared Responsibility Payments

The IRS has issued Revenue Procedure 2023-17 announcing the 2024 indexed adjustments to the amounts used to calculate employer shared responsibility payments under Internal Revenue Code Sections 4980H(a) and 4980H(b)(1).

March 22 2023