COVID-19 and SECURE Act regulatory updates

COVID-19 news & guidance


Get the latest guidance on COVID-19 relief measures and their impact on savings plans, healthcare, and tax considerations.

House Passes More Pandemic Aid; Quick Senate Action Not Expected

Washington Pulse: New COVID-19 Relief for Employee Welfare Benefit Plans

House Democrats Introduce Next Coronavirus Relief Bill

Retirement Spotlight: Legislative Support for Small Businesses During Coronavirus Pandemic

IRS Q&As Provide Some Guidance on IRA, Retirement Plan COVID-19-Related Relief

How Saver and Employer Behaviors Are Evolving in Response to COVID-19

President Trump Signs Bill to Replenish Paycheck Protection Program

Bill to Replenish Paycheck Protection Program Passed by House, President Expected to Sign

Bill Passed by Senate Would Replenish Paycheck Protection Program

PBGC Provides Coronavirus-Related Filing Relief

FAQs Affirm Employee Benefits Eligible as “Payroll” for Payroll Protection Program Loans

IRS Guidance Extends Many Tax-Related Deadlines in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

IRS Notice Greatly Expands Actions Whose Deadlines Are Extended to July 15

IRS Guidance: Claiming Tax Credits for Emergency Sick Leave, Expanded FMLA Payments

DOL Guidance: Sick Leave, Expanded FMLA Provisions of FFCRA

Washington Pulse: Congress, IRS Provide Guidance Addressing Payment for COVID-19 Diagnosis & Treatment

IRS Confirms July 15 Deadline to Make 2019 IRA, HSA, & Certain Employer Retirement Plan Contributions

IRS Delays Tax Return Filing Deadline

Legislation to be Introduced to Suspend RMDs for 2020, Exempt Social Security Income from Taxation

Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Ensure COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Testing Costs Not Borne by Patients

IRS Guidance: HSAs & Associated HDHPs Coverage of COVID-19 Testing

IRS Provides More COVID Relief for Cafeteria Plans

 

CARES Act resources


The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act represents the largest legislative relief package passed in U.S. history. Check out our latest resources on CARES provisions and what they mean for American businesses and employees.

Understanding the CARES Act: Retirement Plan Loans

Understanding the CARES Act: Required Minimum Distribution (RMD) Waiver

Understanding the CARES Act: Coronavirus-Related Distributions (CRDs)

Washington Pulse: New Coronavirus Law Provides Retirement Plan and Healthcare Relief

House Passes Senate’s Coronavirus Response Bill Unchanged

Senate Approves Massive Coronavirus Response Bill

GOP Legislative Package Would Alter Retirement Plan and HSA Provisions as Part of COVID-19 Pandemic Response

 

SECURE Act insights


Here, our experts analyze recent developments and savings plan implications of the SECURE Act, included in the Further Consolidated Appropriations Act (FCAA) of 2020.

Retirement Spotlight: IRS Offers First Answers to Post-SECURE Act Reporting Questions

Reporting Relief Provided in Light of SECURE Act’s RMD Age Change

Barb Van Zomeren Explains What the SECURE Act Means for Retirement Plan Sponsors

Retirement Spotlight: Important SECURE Act Provisions for Financial Advisors

President Trump Signs SECURE Act Into Law

Washington Pulse: SECURE Act: The Wait is Finally Over

Senate Approves Appropriations Bill with SECURE Act and Healthcare Provisions; President’s Signature Expected

Last Minute Funding Action by Congress Sets the Stage for Major Savings and Health Changes

House of Representatives’ Government Funding Bill Contains SECURE Act Provisions

David Musto Urges Congress to Maintain Momentum, Pass SECURE Act

Washington Pulse: House Passes SECURE Act, Retirement Focus Shifts to the Senate

 

SECURE Act Video Series


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