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IRS Regulatory Agenda, Fall 2021, Including Employee Benefit Items
Internal Revenue Service [IRS], U.S. Department of the TreasuryLink to more items from this source
[Official Guidance]
Dec. 13, 2021

Numerous employee benefits items, some of which are:

Proposed Rules

  • Definition of Church Plan
  • Application of Nondiscrimination Requirements, Backloading Limitations, Certain Plan Termination Rules, Benefit Limitations, and Top Heavy Rules to Statutory Hybrid Plans
  • MEPs and the Unified Plan Rule
  • Determination of Line of Business for Purposes of No-Additional-Cost Service and Qualified Employee Discount Fringe Benefits
  • SECURE Act Modifications to Certain Rules Governing 401(k) Plans
  • Guidance on 401(a)(9) Required Minimum Distributions
  • Requirements Related to Surprise Billing, Part 2
  • Provider Nondiscrimination Requirements for Group Health Plans and Health Insurance Issuers in the Group and Individual Markets
  • Enrolled Agent Special Enrollment Examination User Fee Update and Enrolled Retirement Plan Agent Special Enrollment Examination User Fee Removal
  • Information Reporting of Health Insurance Coverage and Other Issues Under Sections 6055 and 6056
  • Mortality Tables for Determining Present Value Under Defined Benefit Pension Plans
  • Guidance Under Section 36B Regarding the Premium Tax Credit
  • User Fees Relating to Enrolled Agents and Enrolled Retirement Plan Agents
  • User Fees Relating to Enrolled Actuaries
  • Prescription Drug and Health Care Spending
  • Short-Term Limited Duration Insurance; Update
  • Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act and the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021

Final Rules

  • Update to Minimum Present Value Requirements for Defined Benefit Plan Distributions
  • Application of Normal Retirement Age Regulations to Governmental Plans
  • Nondiscrimination Relief for Closed Defined Benefit Plans
  • Minimum Value of Eligible Employer-Sponsored Plans
  • Withholding on Certain Retirement Plan Distributions Under Section 3405(a) and 3405(b)
  • Definition of Medical Care
  • Requirements Related to Surprise Billing, Part 1
  • Requirements Related to Surprise Billing, Part 1 (Temporary Regulation)
  • Requirements Related to Surprise Billing, Part 2 (Temporary Regulation)
  • Prescription Drug and Health Care Spending (Temporary Regulation)

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