With Revenue Procedure 2021-30, the IRS has updated its Employee Plans Compliance Resolution System (EPCRS). EPCRS permits any plan sponsor of a retirement plan to correct plan failures. EPCRS offers three correction programs: Self-Correction Program (SCP) – Correct certain plan failures without contacting the IRS or paying a user fee Voluntary Correction Program (VCP) – Correct failures
Per the AICPA AICPA Employee Benefit Plans Audit Quality Center, the DOL staff has stated that in accordance with relief provided in EBSA Disaster Relief Notice 2020-01; Guidance and Relief for Employee Benefit Plans Due to the COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus) Outbreak, the Department will not take enforcement action for participant payments and withholdings not made
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 May 2021 American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) annual Employee Benefit Plans Conference. Read
The U.S. Department of Labor recently announced new guidance for plan sponsors, plan fiduciaries, record keepers and plan participants on best practices for maintaining cybersecurity, including tips on how to protect the retirement benefits of America’s workers. Read More