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Families First Coronavirus Response Act

Families First Coronavirus Response Act and Retirement Plans

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) requires certain employers to provide employees with paid sick leave or expanded family ...
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The CARES Act’s Impact on Employee Benefit Plans

On March 27, 2020, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act was passed and became immediately effective. What ...
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Business Relief

COVID-19: Business Relief to Act on NOW

[UPDATED: 4-27-2020] For businesses, there are many relief provisions to consider as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Each can ...
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CARES Act: Relief for Businesses and Individuals

On March 27, 2020, President Trump signed history's most expensive stimulus package, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) ...
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COVID-19: We Are Here for You

[UPDATED: 5-5-2021] We Are Committed to Uninterrupted Service Be assured that the health and well-being of team members, clients, colleagues, ...
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Changes to ERISA Plan Auditor Reporting

On July 10, 2019, the Auditing Standards Board (ASB) issued Statement on Auditing Standards (SAS) No. 136, Forming an Opinion ...
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Key Financial Planning Impacts of SECURE Act

The SECURE Act was recently signed into law by President Trump. The legislation primarily impacts distributions from qualified retirement plans ...
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Lease Standard

The Year-End Plan Census

When you’ve reached the end of the Plan year, among other administrative tasks, it is time to compile the census ...
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New Overtime Rules Effective January 1, 2020

The Department of Labor has released new overtime regulations detailed in the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). These new regulations ...
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DOL Releases Final Ruling on Overtime

The final rule updates the earnings thresholds necessary to exempt executive, administrative and professional employees from the Fair Labor Standards ...
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