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Election Changes & Payroll Deductions
On Tuesday, May 12, 2020, the IRS issued Notice 2020-29 and Notice 2020-33 .  These Notices included major changes to Section 125 and FSA benefits that may be financially beneficial to plan participants. Some provisions, however, require ado...
Claim Filing Runout Period Extension
On Wednesday, April 29, the Employee Benefits Security Administration, Department of Labor, Internal Revenue Service, and Department of the Treasury (the “Agencies”) released a final rule (“final rule,” or “rule”)...
Eligible Expense Period Extension
On Tuesday, May 12, 2020, the IRS issued Notice 2020-29 and Notice 2020-33 .  These Notices included major changes to Section 125 and FSA benefits that may be financially beneficial to plan participants. Some provisions, however, require ado...
FSA Rollover Amount Increase
On Tuesday, May 12, 2020, the IRS issued Notice 2020-29 and Notice 2020-33 .  These Notices included major changes to Section 125 and FSA benefits that may be financially beneficial to plan participants. Some provisions, however, require ado...
CARES Act - New Eligible Expenses
The Coronavirus Aid Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) signed into law on Friday, March 27, 2020 includes an important change to reimbursement plans. Among other provisions, the bill permanently reinstates coverage of over-the-counter (OTC...
Furloughed Employees
In the event that your organization is in the position that employees must be placed on furlough, it is generally acceptable to treat these situations as an unpaid leave of absence. Please speak with our account manager for additional details and to...
Sentinel's Service Commitment
As our valued client, we want to assure you that we are committed to providing continued service to you and your plan participants throughout the duration of the Coronavirus outbreak. While our employees have not been directly affected by the virus ...