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Official Source Documents

June 10, 2016 — Treasury/DOL/HHS Proposed Regulations on Expatriate Health Plans, Expatriate Health Plan Issuers, and Qualified Expatriates; Excepted Benefits; Lifetime and Annual Limits; and Short-Term, Limited-Duration Insurance

April 28, 2016 — IRS Revenue Procedure 2016-28: Indexed Amounts for HSAs, HDHPs

December 11, 2015 — Frequently Asked Questions Regarding the IRS Compliance Questions on the 2015 Form 5500-Series Returns

April 23, 2015 — FASB Proposed Accounting Standards Updates for Defined Benefit Pension Plans, Defined Contribution Pension Plans andHealth and Welfare Benefit Plans

February 3, 2015 —  DOL Request for Information on Updating Regulatory Process

November 4, 2014 — ERISA Advisory Council Executive Summary of Final Recommendations to DOL

May 12, 2014 — IRS Final Regulations on Tax Treatment of Qualified Retirement Plan Payment of Accident or Health Insurance Premiums

May 9, 2014 — IRS Notice 2014-35: Relief from Internal Revenue Code Late Filer Penalties for Certain Employee Benefit Plans

March 1, 2013 — ERISA Part 7 Health Benefits Laws Self Compliance Tool #1: HIPAA and Other Health Care-Related Provisions

March 1, 2013 — ERISA Part 7 Health Benefits Laws Self Compliance Tool #2: PPACA Provisions

February 10, 2012 —  DOL Semi-Annual Regulatory Agenda

February 10, 2012 — Treasury/IRS Semi-Annual Regulatory Agenda

February 10, 2012 —  HHS Semi-Annual Regulatory Agenda

January 25, 2012 — DOL Fall 2011 Semi-Annual Agenda

December 8, 2011 — DOL Technical Release 2011-03R: Revised Interim Policy on Electronic Disclosure

October 26, 2011 —  DOL/EBSA Final Regulations on Prohibited Transaction Exemption Procedures

October 26, 2011 —  IRPAC 2011 Annual Report on Information Reporting

September 13, 2011 — DOL Technical Release 2011-03: Interim Policy on Electronic Disclosure

September 2, 2011 — Treasury/IRS 2011-2012 Priority Guidance Plan

May 27, 2011 — Department of Labor Preliminary Plan for Retrospective Analysis of Existing Rules

May 27, 2011 — HHS Preliminary Plan for Retrospective Review of Existing Rules

May 26, 2011 — Treasury Department Preliminary Plan for Retrospective Analysis of Existing Rules

April 15, 2011 —  IRS Notice 2011-39: Request for Comment on 2011-2012 Guidance Priority Plan

April 13, 2011 — HHS Request for Information on Reducing Regulatory Burden

April 6, 2011 —  DOL Request for Information on Electronic Disclosure

March 29, 2011 — Treasury Department Request for Information on Reducing Regulatory Burden

March 21, 2011 — DOL Request for Information on Reducing Regulatory Burden

September 7, 2011 — Obama jobs, growth proposal may have implications for employer-sponsored health and retirement benefit plans
August 24, 2011 — Council commends departments on efforts to streamline regulatory review as overall regulatory burden on employers has grown