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Retirement Plan Disaster Assistance May Be Available for Tennessee Severe Storms

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) issued a disaster declaration on September 4, 2023, for Tennessee severe storms and straight-line winds, for the incident period of July 18–July 21, 2023.

September 05 2023

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Plan Sponsors May Be Able to Ignore 8955-SSA Late Filing Letters

The IRS has announced that plan sponsors who timely filed complete Forms 8955-SSA do not need to respond to CP 283-C penalty notices dated prior to September 1, 2023. In an Employee Plans News bulletin, the IRS indicates the CP 283-C was sent to plan sponsors who timely filed their 2022 Forms 8955-SSA due to an IRS system programming issue. 

September 01 2023

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IRS Announces Deadline Relief for Florida

The IRS has announced the postponement of certain tax-related deadlines for victims of Idalia. The tax relief postpones various tax filing deadlines that began on August 27, 2023. Affected individuals and households who reside or have a business in Alachua, Baker, Bay, Bradford, Calhoun, Charlotte, Citrus, Clay, Collier, Columbia, DeSoto, Dixie, Duval, Flagler, Franklin, Gadsden, Gilchrist, Gulf, Hamilton, Hardee, Hernando, Hillsborough, Jefferson, Lafayette, Lake, Lee, Leon, Levy, Liberty, Madison, Manatee, Marion, Nassau, Pasco, Pinellas, Polk, Putnam, Sarasota, Seminole, St. Johns, Sumter, Suwannee, Taylor, Union, Volusia and Wakulla counties, as well as taxpayers with records located in the covered area that are needed to meet covered deadlines, qualify for relief. 

August 31 2023

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Retirement Plan Disaster Assistance May Be Available for Florida Hurricane Idalia

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) issued a disaster declaration on August 31, 2023, for Florida Hurricane Idalia, for the incident period beginning August 27, 2023, and continuing.

August 31 2023

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Retirement Plan Disaster Assistance May Be Available for Oregon

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) issued a disaster declaration on August 28, 2023, for Oregon severe storms, flooding, landslides, and mudslides, for the incident period of June 11, 2023 – June 12, 2023.

August 30 2023

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IRS Announces Deadline Relief for Victims of Flooding in Alaska

The IRS has announced the postponement of certain tax-related deadlines for victims of flooding in Alaska. The tax relief postpones various tax filing deadlines that began on May 12, 2023. Affected individuals and households who reside or have a business in the regional educational attendance areas of Bering Strait, Copper River, Kuspuk, Lower Kuskokwim, Lower Yukon, and Yukon Flats, in Alaska, as well as taxpayers with records located in the covered area that are needed to meet covered deadlines, qualify for relief.

August 30 2023

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IRS Provides Catch-Up Guidance Under SECURE 2.0

The IRS has issued Notice 2023-62 to address stakeholder concerns regarding implementation of Section 603 of the SECURE 2.0 Act.

August 28 2023

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Retirement Plan Disaster Assistance May Be Available for Colorado Severe Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) issued a disaster declaration on August 25, 2023, for Colorado severe storms, flooding, and tornadoes, for the incident period of June 8, 2023 – June 23, 2023.

August 28 2023

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Retirement Plan Disaster Assistance May Be Available for Iowa Flooding

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) issued a disaster declaration on August 25, 2023, for Iowa flooding, for the incident period of April 24, 2023 – May 13, 2023.

August 28 2023

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DOL Extending Grace Period for EFAST2 Using Login.gov

The Department of Labor’s (DOL) Employee Benefits Security Administration has announced that it will extend the grace period to obtain new Login.gov credentials for the EFAST2 filing system until December 31, 2023.

August 28 2023