Retirement Plan Distributions Under the CARES Act: New IRS Guidance and State Law Considerations
Note: CPE credit is not offered on this program
Recording of a 90-minute premium CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will provide employee benefits counsel with an in-depth analysis of the nuances and potential compliance traps with respect to the CARES Act retirement plan distribution and loan provisions. The panel will discuss recent IRS guidance regarding coronavirus-related distributions and loans, the waiver of 2020 required minimum distributions, and related ERISA compliance and plan administration issues. The panel will also discuss state tax considerations and the impact of receiving CARES Act retirement plan distributions on unemployment and disability benefits.
- New IRS rules for coronavirus-related retirement plan distributions
- New IRS rules for coronavirus-related participant loans
- New IRS rules for waiver of 2020 required minimum distributions
- State tax considerations and unemployment/disability benefit offset issues
The panel will review these and other key issues:
- What are the key takeaways from recently issued IRS Notice 2020-50 for retirement plan distributions and loans?
- What are the key takeaways from recently issued IRS Notice 2020-51 for waiver of 2020 required minimum distributions?
- What compliance issues arise in light of the IRS expansion of the “qualified individual” definition under the CARES Act?
- What is the tax treatment of a re-contribution under the new rules?
- What does the loan repayment safe harbor provision cover?
- What rules apply to the rollover of distributions that, but for the CARES Act, would have been required minimum distributions?
- What actions must a plan sponsor take to implement the plan distribution and loan provisions of the CARES Act?
- What are the state tax and benefit offset issues for employers and employees to consider regarding CARES Act distributions?
David C. Olstein
Stroock & Stroock & Lavan
Mr. Olstein’s practice focuses on the fiduciary responsibility provisions of ERISA. He has extensive experience... | Read More
Mr. Olstein’s practice focuses on the fiduciary responsibility provisions of ERISA. He has extensive experience advising asset managers on ERISA matters, including compliance with ERISA’s prohibited transaction rules, in connection with the investment of pension plan assets. Mr. Olstein also regularly advises fund sponsors on ERISA matters, including the application of ERISA’s “plan asset” rules, in connection with the establishment and operation of private investment funds.Close
J. Rose Zaklad
Groom Law Group
Ms. Zaklad advises clients on the design and administration of tax-qualified and nonqualified retirement plans. She... | Read More
Ms. Zaklad advises clients on the design and administration of tax-qualified and nonqualified retirement plans. She focuses on tax-qualified plan compliance issues, including IRS audits, rulings and corrections. Ms. Zaklad has extensive experience in assisting plan sponsors in navigating the plan termination process.Close