ASPPA Webcast: Disaster Relief for Retirement Plans

Available until October 17, 2018

Speaker: S. Derrin Watson, of the Law Offices of S. Derrin Watson

IRS Program Number: CZTXU-Q-00797-17-O

Webcast Outline


Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria have exacted a terrible toll. The cost for victims is enormous, affecting employers and participants alike.Congress has just passed a law providing important retirement plan opportunities for those affected by the hurricanes. This is in addition to relief and extensions announced by the IRS, DOL, and PBGC. The webcast examines both the available relief and the inexplicably stubborn deadlines that remain unchanged.

Key Takeaways:
1. List key extended deadlines and their extension date
2. Apply the special hardship and loan rules from the IRS
3. Explain to clients about other relief that may be available

Registration Deadlines: 
On-Demand: 10/17/2018

CE Credit: 1 ARA, 1 ERPA, 1 JBEA Noncore

About the Speaker

S. Derrin Watson, J.D., is a pension attorney and educator, consulting, speaking, and writing about a variety of pension topics, including 401(k), 403(b), 457, and 409A plans, and Form 5500 issues. He has been involved with qualified plans since 1977 and had his first case involving controlled groups shortly thereafter. Derrin has maintained a strong interest in this area ever since and has become the leading authority on controlled group, affiliated service group, and leased employee issues. He recently released the 7th edition of his book, Who’s the Employer, A Guide to Employer and Aggregation Issues Affecting Qualified Plans. In 2006, ASPPA awarded him its Educator’s Award for his work in providing professional education to plan practitioners.

Individual Viewer Additional Viewers 
ASPPA Member: $57.50 ASPPA Member: $22.50
Non-Member: $95 Non-Member: $35


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