On March 10, 2022, the Department of Labor (“DOL”) issued Compliance Assistance Release No. 2022-01, 401(k) Plan Investments in “Cryptocurrencies.” In this guidance (see below), the DOL cautions plan fiduciaries to exercise extreme care before they consider adding a cryptocurrency option to a 401(k) plan’s investment menu for plan participants. Read More

2021 Form 5500 Released

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Employee Benefits Security Administration, the IRS and the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation today released informational copies of the 2021 Form 5500 Annual Return/Report and related instructions – including the Form 5500-SF. Read More
Victims of Hurricane Ida in six states now have until Feb. 15, 2022, extended from January 3, 2022, to file various individual and business tax returns and make tax payments, the Internal Revenue Service has announced. Read More
As a firm which specializes in the audits of employee benefit plans, we continually monitor accounting, regulatory and current events which may impact plans. As a member of the Employee Benefit Plan Audit Quality Center (EBPAQC), we recently attended the December 2021 American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) annual Employee Benefit Plans, Accounting, Auditing