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Since laws and tax codes are ever-changing, the attorneys at Haynes Benefits keep up with informing clients and partners with e-Alerts – real-time emails that makes sure clients are informed and ready.

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Benefits Alerts and Publications

2018 Cost-of-Living Adjustments for Retirement Plans... View document »

Employers Must Start Using the New Form I-9 Now... View document »

Who Knew? HIPAA Issues Lurking in Everyday Activities... View document »

DOL Announces Temporary Enforcement Policy for the Fiduciary Duty Rule... View document »

Happy Employee Benefits Day 2017!... View document »

2016 Year in Review Part II: Retirement Plans... View document »

2016 Year in Review Part I: Health and Welfare Plans... View document »

President Trump's Executive Order and the ACA: Much Ado About Nothing (or Something)?... View document »

IRS Extends Due Date for Furnishing Forms 1095-C and 1094-C to Employees... View document »

What's Next for the DOL Fiduciary Rule? ... View document »

DOL Final Fiduciary Rule; Best Interest Contract Exemption or Level Fee Fiduciary Exemption from the... View document »

DOL Final Fiduciary Rule Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)... View document »

The New DOL Overtime Rules--Rhyming Employers Into Compliance... View document »

2017 Cost-of-Living Adjustments for Retirement Plans... View document »

Haynes Benefits Continues Midwest Expansion... View document »

IRS Changes Determination Letter Procedures and Timing of Plan Amendments... View document »

Haynes Benefits Continues Expansion Beyond the Heartland... View document »

IRS Releases 2017 Indexed Amounts for HSAs and HDHPs... View document »

Tom Graves Will Receive Special Acknowledgement at EBI KC Conference May 5th... View document »

Department of Labor Final Fiduciary Rule Issued... View document »

Happy Employee Benefits Day!... View document »

Patty, the Haynes Benefits' AlpACA, is 6!... View document »

2015 Year in Review/Part III: Retirement and Pension Plans... View document »

2015 Year in Review/Part II: Human Resources... View document »

2015 Year in Review/Part I: Health and Welfare Plans... View document »

ACA Reporting Deadlines Extended... View document »

Restatement of IRS Pre-Approved Defined Contribution Plans... View document »

No 2016 Cost-of-Living Adjustments for Retirement Plans... View document »

"Same sex marriages now legal in all 50 states" -- So what does this mean to your employee benefit p... View document »

U.S. Supreme Court Rules that ERISA Fiduciaries Have Ongoing Duty to Monitor Plan Investments... View document »

Pension Board Member Education Seminar... View document »

Happy Employee Benefits Day!... View document »

Patty the Alpaca (and the ACA) Turn Five!... View document »

The Anthem Cyber Attack: How Does HIPAA Apply? What You Need To Know.... View document »

Haynes Benefits Rocked It This Year!... View document »

IRS Decides to Permit Separate Rollovers or Distributions of Pre-Tax Amounts and After-Tax Amounts F... View document »

HCR: Avalanche of New Guidance... View document »

2015 Cost-of-Living Adjustments for Retirement Plans... View document »

Does Your 401(k) Plan Fit Your Business Objectives? Consider Adding Safe Harbor or Automatic Enroll... View document »

Who Has the Duty to Monitor and Collect Delinquent Employee Contributions?... View document »

IRS Issues Guidance on Defined Benefit Pension Plan Elections Relating to Minimum Required Funding a... View document »

Restatement of IRS Pre-Approved Defined Contribution Plans... View document »

Did you know Patty the Alpaca shares a birthday with ACA!... View document »

2013 Form 5500 Requires Compliance Statement; 2013 Form M-1 Due... View document »

HCR: Use or Lose Rule Modified: FSA Carryovers Up to $500 Allowed... View document »

2014 Cost-of-Living Adjustments for Retirement Plans... View document »

Reminder: Exchange Notice Due October 1, 2013... View document »

HCR: The Delay - Good or Bad?... View document »

HCR: Exchange Notices to Employees Required by October 1, 2013... View document »

HCR: New Form M-1, Form 5500 and Enforcement Rules for MEWAs... View document »

Haynes Comments on Proposed Rules for Bona Fide Association Health Plans... View document »

Fiscal Cliff Legislation Expands the Opportunity for In-Plan Roth Conversions... View document »

2013 Cost-of-Living Adjustments for Retirement Plans... View document »

Regulatory Update Prepared for The Kansas City Compensation and Benefits Association... View document »

"Put simply, Congress may tax and spend."... View document »

The Final Countdown...Supreme Court Decision Watch... View document »

HIPAA Audits Target Groups Large and Small... View document »

HCR: More Guidance on SBCs... View document »

HCR: FAQs About SBCs Address Complex Issues... View document »

HCR: Final Summaries of Health Benefits and Coverage Guidance... View document »

HCR: Should We Stop Implementation of PPACA?... View document »

HCR: New Powers for the MEWA Sheriff: Part I... View document »

Updated Article: DOL Investment and Fee Disclosure Regulations... View document »

HCR: More IRS Guidance about W-2 Form Reporting of the Cost of Health Care Coverage... View document »

HCR: IRS W-2 Form Reporting of the Cost of Health Care Coverage -- New Guidance... View document »

Summaries of Benefits and Coverage Delayed... View document »

2012 Cost-of-Living Adjustments for Retirement Plans... View document »

Updated Article: DOL Investment and Fee Disclosure Regulations... View document »

HCR: When 4 Means 8 (or more) Summary of Health Benefits and Coverage Proposed Regulations... View document »

Preventive Services for Women... View document »

HCR: Amendments to the Internal Claims, Appeal and External Review Regulations... View document »

OCR is Serious about HIPAA Enforcement... View document »

Health Care Reform Regulatory Update for the Kansas City Compensation and Benefits Association... View document »

HCR: Uniform Standards for Health Plan Benefits and Coverage Summaries... View document »

HCR: IRS W-2 Form Reporting of the Cost of Health Care Coverage... View document »

Another Warning to TPAs... View document »

DOL Proposes a Broad Definition of Fiduciary for ERISA and IRA Purposes... View document »

HCR: MLR Rules Are Game Changers For Everyone... View document »

DOL Investment and Fee Disclosure Regulations... View document »

December 31, 2010 Deadline is Approaching for Required Qualified Retirement Plan Amendments... View document »

HCR: It's Time!--Required Notices about the Coverage of Adult Children to Age 26 and Grandfathered ... View document »

No 2011 Cost-of-Living Adjustments for Retirement Plans... View document »

New Distribution Option--Transfer to a Designated Roth Account Within the Same Plan... View document »

HCR: Enforcement Grace Period for Claims and Appeal Procedures... View document »

HCR: Revenue Provisions... View document »

HCR: Grandfathered Plans Rules Guide Current Benefit Decisions... View document »

Summary of the HHS Early Retiree Reinsurance Program Under the Patient Protection and Affordable Car... View document »

HCR: Individual and Employer Responsibilities... View document »

HCR: Exchange Rules Provide a Glimpse of the Future... View document »

HCR: Grandfathered Plans... View document »

HCR: Health Insurance Market Reforms... View document »

Direct Rollovers from 401(k) and 403(b) Plans to Roth IRAs... View document »

HCR: Market and Access Provisions Apply Almost Immediately... View document »

Haynes Benefits Guide to Survive...Health Care Reform 2010... View document »

April 30, 2010 Deadline for Restatement of 401(k) and Other DC Plans... View document »

IRS Provides HEART Act Retirement Plan Guidance... View document »

Andy Haynes to Present EBIA Web Seminar on Extension of COBRA Premium Subsidy Rules... View document »

Premium Subsidy Extended, and May Be Extended Again... View document »

Deadline 4: GINA Limits Use of Genetic Information... View document »

Deadline 3: HEART Act Requires Changes to Health FSA... View document »

Deadline 2: Michelle's Law Extends Eligibility for College-Age Dependents... View document »

Deadline 1: Wellstone Act Expands Mental Health Parity... View document »

Don't Overlook Looming Deadlines... View document »

IRS Issues Flexible 2009 Waiver of Required Minimum Distribution Guidance... View document »

New Rollover Tax Notices Included In IRS Retirement Savings Initiatives... View document »

Most PPA06 Retirement Plan Amendments Must Be Adopted By 12/31/09... View document »

April 30, 2010 Deadline for Restatement of 401(k) and Other DC Plans... View document »

Swine Flu Creates Need for Education and Health Plan Design... View document »

Tax Treatment of Military Leave Differential pay... View document »

What Is An Involuntary Termination for COBRA Subsidy Purposes?... View document »

New I-9 Form Must Be Used Beginning TODAY (April 3, 2009)... View document »

Let the "singing benefits lawyer" serenade your office! ... View document »