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Policies Nonprofit

New Expectations for Hardship Distributions

New guidance released for IRS field auditors in February of this year indicates that more extensive documentation requirements will be ...
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Information Technology

Cybersecurity of Employee Benefit Plans

How does your plan protect its data? The answer to this question can vary widely among plans, because there are ...
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Contribution Exchange Transaction

The Importance of Timely Employee Deferral Remittances

Many employee benefit plan sponsors know that participant contributions to a retirement plan that are withheld by an employer need ...
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ACA

ACA Repeal and Replacement-Update

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) requires Applicable Large Employers (ALE's are 50 or more full-time equivalent employees) to report health ...
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Business Accounting

Small Plan or Large Plan? Does My Plan Need an Audit?

A defined benefit or defined contribution plan (including 401(k)) is considered a "small plan" until the total number of eligible ...
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401(k)

Three Things Plan Sponsors Can Do To Keep Their 401(k) Plan on Track

There are a few things plan sponsors can do to help ensure their 401(k) plan stays up to date and ...
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Federal Overtime Rules

Overtime Regulations Delayed

On Tuesday, November 22, a federal judge in Texas issued a nation-wide preliminary injunction to stop the overtime rules from ...
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Tax Policy Update

Post-Election Tax Policy Update

Donald Trump's election as the 45th President of the United States on November 8 is expected to bring changes to ...
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Federal Overtime Rules

Watch for a Delay to Federal Overtime Rules

On September 28, Congress, with bipartisan support, passed a bill that would delay the implementation of the new overtime regulations ...
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1095Hawk request Information

Hawkins Ash CPAs Expands Affordable Care Act Reporting Service Nationwide

Hawkins Ash CPAs will now provide Affordable Care Act Forms 1095-C and 1094-C reporting support to businesses nationwide with the ...
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