Susan Quintanar

2024 Pension Plan Limitations

SUSAN QUINTANAR, November 7 2023 On November 1, 2023, the Internal Revenue Service issued Notice 2023-75, containing the cost-of-living adjustments related to retirement plan limitations under the Internal Revenue Code (the “Code”). These changes will take effect on January 1, 2024. Below are some of the key highlights. Adjusted Limitations  The limitation on the annual […]

Temporary Relief from the Physical Presence Requirement Is Scheduled to Expire after December 31, 2022

SUSAN QUINTANAR, November 10, 2022 In Notice 2022-27, the IRS extended (through December 31, 2022) the temporary relief from the requirement that participant elections under qualified plans be witnessed in the physical presence of a notary or plan representative, as set forth in Treas. Reg. 1.401(a)-21(d)(6)(i), including participant elections that require spousal consent. Unless the […]

Late Deposits — A Timely Topic

SUSAN QUINTANAR, December 2015 —  Plan sponsors need to remain attentive about ensuring that elective deferrals are deposited into their 401(k) plans on a timely basis. Plans may be subject to a higher risk for audit where late deposits are concerned, especially in those cases where there has been a pattern of recurring delinquent deposits […]