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Ibm moving to annual 401(k) contribution match
  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • USA
  • December 11 2012

Date: 12112012


Hurricane Sandy permits loans and hardship distributions
  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • USA
  • December 11 2012

Recently, the Internal Revenue Service issued Announcement 2012-44 that permits "qualified employer plans" (such as 401(k) or 403(b)) to make loans and hardship distributions to employees or former employees whose principal residence or place of employment on October 26, 2012 was located in one of the counties that were classified as covered disaster areas because of Hurricane Sandy


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


Ten steps to avoid liability in terminations
  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • USA
  • August 13 2013

One of the most important tasks of a human resource professional, CFO and president of a company is determining the risk involved in terminating


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'


Benefits - Health Care Reform
  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • USA
  • January 11 2016

On December 18, 2015, President Obama signed the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2016 (the "Appropriations Act") into law. Among other things, the


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


401(k) plan corrections can your company benefit from the new IRS guidance?
  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • USA
  • February 4 2013

On December 31, 2012, the Internal Revenue Service ("IRS") issued Revenue Procedure 2013-12. This new Revenue Procedure modifies and supersedes


Delinquent filer voluntary compliance program updated
  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • USA
  • February 4 2013

On Monday, January 28, 2013, the U.S. Department of Labor ("DOL") announced technical updates to its Delinquent Filer Voluntary Compliance Program


There is no such thing as FMLA light duty
  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • USA
  • March 6 2013

Recently, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit affirmed summary judgment for the employer in a case where an employee filed suit contending