ASPPA Webcast: Understanding Employee Plans Compliance Resolution System (EPCRS): The Basics

By ASPPA Net Staff • November 28, 2017 • 0 Comments
Available until March 22, 2019

Speaker: Alison J. Cohen, Esq., CPC, Partner, Ferenczy Benefits Law Center

Experience Level for Attendees: Basic through Intermediate

IRS Program Number: CZTXU-Q-00810-17-O

Webcast Outline


Understanding the Employee Plans Compliance Resolution System (EPCRS) is critical for individuals to be able to support and advise clients. Proper use of the different programs under EPCRS is key and the devil is always in the details. Highlighting the differences in the programs will be case studies of routine, day-to-day, client failures and how to apply EPCRS appropriately.

NOTE: This webcast was followed up with ASPPA Webcast: “Employee Plans Compliance Resolution Systems: Case Studies from the Darkside," available until June 12, 2019. 

Key Takeaways:
1. Highlight the basic foundation of EPCRS
2. Determine when and how to use self-correction
3. Apply the knowledge to typical client failures

Registration Deadlines: 
On-Demand: 3/22/2019

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

About the Speaker

Alison J. Cohen, J.D., CPC, is a Senior Associate with Ferenczy Benefits Law Center LLP in Atlanta, GA. She advises clients on many issues related to qualified retirement plans, including design, mergers and acquisitions, audits, and operational issues. Alison is a national speaker on audit and correction issues, sat on the Employee Plans Subcommittee of the IRS Advisory Committee on Tax-Exempt and Governmental Entities (ACT) from 2013 to 2016 (served as Chair from 2015 to 2016), and currently sits on the ASPPA Retirement Plan Academy Advisory Group and the ARA Government Affairs Committee Legislative Relations Subcommittee.

Individual Viewer Additional Viewers 
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Non-Member: $95 Non-Member: $35


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