What Employers Need to Know About Cafeteria Plan Nondiscrimination Rules Tuesday, March 14, 2017 2:00 p.m. ET / 11:00 a.m. PT
A Cafeteria plan is a written plan - maintained by an employer for employees - that must meet requirements of the Internal Revenue Code Section 125 regulations. A cafeteria plan provides participants with an opportunity to receive certain benefits on a pre-tax basis. To comply with Section 125, a cafeteria plan must satisfy structural requirements and a set of nondiscrimination rules. This webinar will help employers understand their responsibilities under the nondiscrimination rules.
This webinar will:
Review the basics of a cafeteria plan
Explain the key terms used in the nondiscrimination tests
Discuss the nondiscrimination tests
Discuss the safe harbors for cafeteria plans
Describe testing frequency
Discuss the consequences of failing nondiscrimination testing
Describe best practices in cafeteria plan design, testing and taking corrective actions
This 60-minute intermediate level webinar will help employers understand cafeteria plan nondiscrimination rules.
PRESENTER Lori Maring is Of Counsel in the Atlanta, Georgia, office of Fisher Phillips. She focuses her practice on helping employers navigate Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) and other state and federal laws impacting the design, implementation and ongoing compliance of their employee benefit plans and programs.
She regularly advises clients on the Affordable Care Act, health and welfare benefits, qualified plans, executive compensation, Multiple Employer Welfare Arrangements (MEWAs) and multiemployer plan issues.
She also represents employers in managing IRS and DOL audits, HIPAA compliance and fiduciary obligations.
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