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ERISA: delinquent form 5500 filers must also file with the IRS
  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • USA
  • July 8 2014

Plan sponsors who fail to file Form 5500 annual reports are subject to penalties under ERISA and the Internal Revenue Code (the "Code"). The


Reminder: first PCORI fee due July 31, 2013 for calendar year plans
  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • USA
  • June 11 2013

The Affordable Care Act ("ACA") imposed a new fee on plan sponsors and issuers of individual and group policies to fund the Patient-Centered Outcomes


Employee handbooks must be updated to comply with Illinois andor California laws
  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • USA
  • February 3 2015

New Illinois and California laws require most companies to post new notices and draft new policies for their employee handbooks. The Illinois Human


Workers' compensation and COBRA coverage: the forgotten employer obligation
  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • USA
  • February 18 2015

Employers fail to offer COBRA continuation notices to qualified beneficiaries for any number of reasons. However, with regard to workers'


Free fiduciary responsibility webcasts - today & tomorrow
  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • USA
  • March 23 2011

On Monday, March 21, 2011, the US Department of Labor's Employee Benefits Security Administration ("EBSA") announced that it will sponsor two "Getting It Right - Know Your Fiduciary Responsibilities" webcasts this week


Breaches of unsecured protected health information
  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • USA
  • September 26 2011

Recently, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights presented to Congress its annual report regarding breaches of unsecured protected health information for calendar years 2009 and 2010


DOL and IRS will share information on employee misclassification
  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • USA
  • September 26 2011

On Monday, September 19, 2011, Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis signed a memorandum of understanding with the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) to improve the agencies’ coordination regarding the practice of misclassifying employees as independent contractors


Using employee credit reports in California in 2012
  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • USA
  • October 24 2011

On October 9, 2011, California Governor Brown signed Assembly Bill No. 22 (“AB 22”) into law


Illinois legalizes the possession of a concealed handgun
  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • USA
  • August 5 2013

On July 9, 2013,Public Act 98-63, The Firearm Concealed Carry Act (the "Act") became law. With its passage, Illinois became the last state to authorize


Failing to file a Form 5500 Annual Report
  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • USA
  • February 14 2014

Generally, 401(k) plan sponsors must file a Form 5500 Annual Report by the last day of the seventh month after the plan year ends using the