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Current Special Extension Details from Natural Disasters

After COVID-19, shelter-in-place orders, protests, loss of jobs, remote learning, etc., many are wondering, "What's next? Godzilla?!". For some, natural disasters have come instead. If the President declares a natural disaster, the IRS and DOL are able to issue special extensions for...

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Demystifying Trust Form 5500s

When a new client comes on board with a Trust ERISA Plan, you may feel a wave of uncertainty and know just enough of what needs to be done to be dangerous. Do you have any of the following questions in your...

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The 6 Most Over-Looked Details of a Form 5500 Report

There are definite steps that you can take to help keep the Form 5500 report process moving forward. Here are the six key areas that you don’t want to overlook. 1. Did the Plan Sponsor move to a new location or update its...

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Employer-Relief Available for Certain Participant Disclosure Deadlines

By: Emily Marr COVID-19 deadline extensions aren’t just for plan participants! Yes! The 2019 Coronavirus (COVID-19) national emergency relief did provide aid directed to individual plan participants, but also to the Plan Sponsors/Plan Administrators of ERISA plans too! The following is an overview of selected...

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Wrangle News Briefs

Many have their running shoes on to be ready on the starting line of renewal season. This blog gives you the “need to know” info to be able to quickly grab and run to your next task. Another Extension Option: With the IRS not...

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The Effects of Downsizing or Bankruptcy on 5500s

COVID-19 has been a firestorm for the business world. Many have had to let go of employees, declare bankruptcy, or worse yet, shut their doors permanently. Unfortunately, this can have an impact on the Form 5500 as well. Each situation...

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Weird But True

Form 5500s can bring unique situations to light. Here are some recent research projects that we conducted, along with their outcomes, for your learning experience. We also added questions that we receive on a regular basis to help you develop a more...

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Want to Know the Status of Your 5500? Key Tools to Help

Wrangle is laser-focused as we prepare those Form 5500s that are due July 31st. Since 2018, we have given you front row seats to watch our progress through our online Dashboard. At any time, you can find the status on a...

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New Deadlines for the Summary Annual Report (SAR) the Summary Plan Description (SPDs) and the Summary Material Modification (SMM)

The EBSA Disaster Relief that was issued recently and brought changes to COBRA and other disclosure timeframes, also affects the distribution timeframes for the Summary Annual Report, (the SAR), the Summary Plan Description (SPDs), and the Summary Material Modification (SMM, which is...

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