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    Sharon Kowal Freilich has more than 25 years of experience in counseling businesses, professionals, cities, towns and individuals on a wide range of pension and employee benefit matters.  She practices in Pullman & Comley's ...

Extended Time to Amend Tax Qualified Retirement Plans for SECURE 2.0 Act and other Legislation
Retirement Plan
Employers – You May Help Your Employees Pay Off Student Debt AND Save for Retirement
Student Debt
Group Health Plans and Medicare Secondary Payer Rules: Do the Mandatory Reporting Obligations Apply to You?   
Medicare Card & Stethoscope
Retirement Plans:  Will January 1, 2024 Effective Date for Age 50 Catch-Up Contribution Changes Be Delayed?
Retirement Plans - Will January 1, 2024 Effective Date for Age 50 Catch-Up Contribution Changes Be Delayed?
Secure Act 2.0 Creates Greater Opportunities for Self-Correction of Retirement Plans
Retirement Plan
Secure Act 2.0 Changes to Required Minimum Distributions
No Extended Secure Act Amendment Period for Section 457(b) Plans Sponsored by Tax-Exempt Entities: Amendments Due December 31, 2022 for Calendar Year Plans
457(b) plan
IRS Provides Required Minimum Distribution Relief for 2021 and 2022
Required Minimum Distribution
Mortgage or other Third Party Loan Investments in Your Plan?  Do they Pass Muster under IRS Issue Snapshot?
Third Party Loan
ERISA Plan Sponsors:  DOL Investigation Defense: Adopt Solid Cybersecurity Protocols
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IRS Extends Amendment Period for SECURE and CARES Act Amendments to Retirement Plan and Individual Retirement Arrangements
New IRS Pre-Examination Retirement Plan Compliance Program 
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A Cautionary Tale for Retirement Plan Sponsors' Avoidable Late Filing Penalties
Supreme Court’s Sulyma Decision Creates Proof of Actual Knowledge Issue for Plan Fiduciaries
Should Employers Stop Withholding Employees’ Share of Social Security Tax in September? (Part 2)
Social Security Tax
Should Employers Stop Withholding Employees' Share of Social Security Tax in September?
Social Security Tax
IRS Issues FAQs Regarding CARES Act Distributions and Loans from Employee Benefit Plans
CARES/American Rescue Plan
More Disaster Relief for Employee Benefit Plans Due to COVID-19
Update: July 15, 2020 is the Last Day for Making IRA and HSA Contributions
The CARES Act Impacts Qualified Retirement Plans and IRAs: Temporary Relief for Employees, Plan Participants and IRA Owners
CARES/American Rescue Plan
CMS FAQ re Essential Health Coverage and the Coronavirus (COVID-19)
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Federal Family and Medical Leave Act and COVID-19
“CURES ACT” Authorizes Small Employers to Reimburse Employees for Health Insurance Costs
House Passes Small Business Healthcare Relief Act
Deadline Extended For ACA Information Reporting Forms
Medical Insurance Premium Reimbursement -- A Brief Reprieve for Small Employers
New Guidance - Is that Rollover Contribution Valid?
Stand-Alone Health Reimbursement Arrangements May Not Be Dead After All
Connecticut Law Requires Employers to Adopt Cafeteria Plans

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