DOL and IRS Hosting Educational Seminars

On April 19-20, 2017, the DOL will host a Health Benefits Laws Compliance Assistance Seminar in Salt Lake City, UT. This seminar is a joint venture by the DOL and the Utah Insurance Department, where they will provide practical information, helpful tips, and clarification on Utah and federal health benefits laws. You can register here.On April 20, 2017, the DOL is hosting a compliance assistance program entitled “Getting It Right – Know Your Fiduciary Responsibilities.” This seminar will take place in Rockville, MD, and is designed to increase awareness and understanding about basic fiduciary responsibilities when operating a retirement plan. You can register for the seminar here.The IRS recently announced that they will host nationwide Tax Forums in five cities, beginning in July 2017. The Forums offer seminar and workshops featuring speakers from the IRS and tax practitioner organizations. Relevant to employee benefits, the seminar will feature a segment on retirement plan distribution rules and related taxes.The dates and locations for the Forums are as follows:
IRS Nationwide Tax Forums 2017 Locations and Dates
Orlando, FL July 11-13
Dallas, TX July 25-27
National Harbor, Maryland (DC) August 22-24
Las Vegas, NV August 29-31
San Diego, CA September 12-14