Common Benefit Plan Compliance Issues

Learn to Recognize the Audit Triggers and How to Avoid Them

Despite changes and challenges the Departments of Treasury (IRS), Labor, and Health & Human Services may face as reported in the news, those agencies still monitor compliance with their various rules and regulations.

Health and retirement plan sponsors need to understand that even simple errors or omissions can result in substantial costs, fines and interest. The best way for plan sponsors to avoid problems is to be proactive in their approach to reporting and disclosure obligations and their plan documents.

 

This webinar playback: 

  • Describes the current state of the agencies that regulate employee benefit plans, such as the IRS , DOL and HHS
  • Details the ways their agents look for compliance issues and larger failures
  • Shows examples of common compliance issues with both procedures and documentation
  • Suggests ways that plan sponsors  can catch errors and omissions before they are discovered during an agency audit

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