Message Boards Digest

January 29, 2021

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Stash026 created a topic in 401(k) Plans

1099-R Question for CARES Act

"I know the IRS has said that we could use either '1' or '2' for Box 7. Just curious what the majority of people have been doing? Also, I assume we mark the entire distribution as taxable?"

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BG5150 created a topic in Retirement Plans in General

Top Heavy Determination Requires Add-Back of In-Service Withdrawals?

"I have someone who terminated in 2020 and took a distribution. I need to add her distribution amount back to the plan balance for Top Heavy. Do I have to also add back any of her in-service withdrawals the previous 4 years?"

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Steamboat created a topic in Litigation and Claims

Date by Which a Claimant Must File an Appeal, as Affected by DOL/IRS COVID Guidance

"Given the DOL/IRS May 2020 guidance (85 FR 26351) extending the deadline under ERISA/IRC by which a participant can file an appeal under a retirement plan during the COVID-19 emergency, by what date does a participant have to file an appeal? 60 days after an announced end of the COVID-19 emergency?"

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