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Wrangle’s Changes in Operations

This blog piece is the second installment to cover changes and updated approaches for Wrangle. Read the first installment here. Here is a quick, 3-minute (or less) read of the top six updates Wrangle has put in place for our...

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Don’t Be the Last Person to Know…

This blog piece is one of two to cover changes and updated approaches for Wrangle. Indemnity benefits Why would Wrangle go out of its way to discuss indemnity benefits? The reason is simple: we are updating our protocol on how indemnity benefits...

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An Important Message from Lynda Taylor, VP of Wrangle – Wrangle’s New Email Security Measures

In Wrangle’s ongoing efforts to respect and protect any possible confidential information that we email to you, starting August 20th, we will have all outgoing emails that contain an EIN become secured emails. Many in our employee benefits industry are accustomed to these...

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Questions that Stumped Wrangle (But We’ve Got the Answers Now!)

Wrangle has had unwavering focused-attention on Health and Welfare Form 5500s, since 2006. You would think that after 13 years, we would have heard and seen all that can be applied to Form 5500 reporting. Nope. On occasion, we do get curve...

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Penalties and Audits

Gearing up for the biggest deadline for Form 5500s of the year, July 31st, Wrangle receives many questions on reporting, particularly those focusing on penalties. Many are dancing around the debates of should we or should we not file and those “What...

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Breaking News: Mandatory Update to the SAR

By: Ann McAdam (email for questions/concerns: amcadam@wrangle5500.com) Since 2018, Wrangle, an Ascensus company, has had its own DOL validated and approved Form 5500 and Summary Annual Report software.  This comes...

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Sitting at the Table with the DOL

In light of the fact that Wrangle has its own DOL-approved Form 5500 eFiling system, our Vice President Lynda Taylor joined an annual “backroom” DOL meeting with an invite list of only 30 people on the new software and constructive developments...

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Why is the Summary Annual Report Like a Pinto?

The Form 5500’s Summary Annual Report in its current format and timeframe for delivery is in many ways the Pinto of the ERISA-mandated participant disclosure notices. It does serve a function, however like the Pinto many would rather not acknowledge it or place any value on it....

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Are Charter Schools Under ERISA? Correction: Blog post updated on May 23rd

Would you consider the following Charter School as a political subdivision, or governmental entity and therefore exempt from ERISA reporting? The charter school was organized as a private, nonprofit corporation The school was run by an independent board of directors The school...

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