Announcement 2014-16 informs employers that starting May 1, 2014 and ending April 30, 2016, the Service will accept applications for individual determination letters from employers under the second six-year remedial amendment cycle for defined contribution pre-approved plans. Opinion and advisory letters for pre-approved (i.e., master and prototype (M&P) and volume submitter (VS)) defined contribution plans that were restated for changes in plan qualification requirements listed in Notice 2010-90, 2010-52 I.R.B. 909 (2010 Cumulative List) and that were filed with the Service for their second submission period under the remedial amendment cycle under Rev. Proc. 2007-44, 2007-2 C.B. 54 will be issued soon.  Employers using these pre-approved plan documents to restate a plan for the plan qualification requirements in the 2010 Cumulative List will be required to adopt the plan document by April 30, 2016.

Announcement 2014-14, the Advance Pricing Agreement Report for 2013. The Advance Pricing Agreement report is released annually, as required by statute.