Category Archives: Plan Sponsors

lightsabers

The Empire’s Death Star is Destroyed

The Force (of Industry Leaders) saves small-business retirement plans as IRS withdraws controversial portion of proposed nondiscrimination testing regulations.

Apr 21, 2016

The Force (of Industry Leaders) saves small-business retirement plans as IRS withdraws controversial portion of proposed nondiscrimination testing regulations. A New Hope (For Small Business Owners) In a twist of irony,...

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Participant Education Center

5 Questions About the Participant Education Center

Planning for retirement can be complicated. That’s why we created our Participant Education Center, which provides users with retirement planning tools and more.

Feb 16, 2016

At BPAS, we understand that planning for retirement can be complicated. That’s why we created our Participant Education Center. This new web portal provides users with retirement planning tools that give...

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IRS Papers

How Do You Spell Relief? Closed Defined Benefit Plans Say “I.R.S.”- Others Are Not in That Classification

New Rule Changes for Nondiscrimination Testing may affect profit sharing, cash balance and corporate QSERP arrangements.

Feb 09, 2016

New Rule Changes for Nondiscrimination Testing The IRS recently issued some proposed rule changes with respect to coverage and nondiscrimination testing for qualified plans. This included permanent relief with respect to...

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COLA

No COLA May Cause Heartburn for Some Medicare Beneficiaries

The Social Security Administration recently announced that Social Security beneficiaries will not receive cost of living adjustments (COLA) in 2016.

Oct 23, 2015

The Social Security Administration recently announced that Social Security beneficiaries will not receive any cost of living adjustment (COLA) in 2016. For most Social Security beneficiaries, a hold harmless provision will...

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