5 Important Issues to Monitor in 2017

New administrations bring new challenges to the professional realm, and the Trump administration is no exception. Many of the former administration’s health care initiatives are being rolled back or halted. This leaves employers in an uncertain place in regard to compliance regulations and reform laws. This uncertainty comes in addition to the already complicated day-to-day Read More >>

DOL Increases Penalties for Health Plan Violations

Overview On July 1, 2016, the Department of Labor (DOL) issued an interim final rule that increases the civil penalty amounts that may be imposed under various federal laws, including the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA). The interim final rule increases the civil penalty amounts associated with: Failing to file an annual Form 5500 Read More >>

Prepare your Business for a DOL Audit

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) is planning on auditing all employee benefit plans by the end of 2015, which means it’s the perfect time to make sure all of your plans are in order. Keep these tips in mind to help prepare for the audit of all the employee benefit plans at your business. Read More >>