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  1. Audit Requirements for Retirement Plans New

    If a company’s 401k plan has 120 eligible participants on the first day of the plan year, an audit is required. Once an audit has occurred, the 401k plan must be audited every year after that until the eligible participant number drops below 1...
  2. IRS Plan Document Restatement for Cycle 3 New

    Every six years, the Internal Revenue Service ("IRS") requires that all pre-approved qualified retirement plans be restated to incorporate legislative changes since the last restatement period in order to maintain their tax qualified stat...
  3. September 2021 HSA - New tools for your HSA!

    September 2021 HSA Audience: HSA participants Topic: New HSA tools & features Release date: September 15, 2021 Email copy:  New tools for your HSA!.msg ...
  4. September 2021 FSA - What you need to file an FSA claim

    September 2021 FSA Audience: FSA participants Topic: Claim filing requirements/filing options Release date: September 15, 2021 Email copy: What you need to file an FSA claim.msg ...
  5. Election Limits

    The following plan limits are in effect for plan years beginning in 2021. The IRS has not yet announced limits for 2022 (with the exception of HSA). Medical FSA : $2,750 annually Limited Purpose FSA : $2,750 annually Dependent Care FS...
  6. June 2021 - COVID-19 PPE is now HSA, FSA eligible

    June 2021 Audience: FSA and HSA participants Topic: COVID-19 PPE is now HSA, FSA eligible Release date: June 4, 2021 Email copy:  COVID-19 PPE is now HSA FSA eligible.msg ...
  7. Schedule of Upcoming Articles (Tentative)

    October 2021 Audience: FSA and HSA participants Topic: Gearing up for OE (online tools available for planning) Target release date: October 29, 2021 November 2021 Audience: FSA and HSA participants Topic: PHI and data security Target r...
  8. Electing Plan Changes for the American Rescue Plan Act

    If you would like to make plan changes in relation to the American Rescue Plan Act, please click here to notify Sentinel of your election.  Once your submission is received and the details are confirmed, Sentinel will make the appropriate up...
  9. American Rescue Plan Act

    Important: To opt into the provisions described below, please complete the   American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) COBRA Questions and Options form by April 30, 2021. General Information about the American Rescue Plan Act The American Re...
  10. PPE Now FSA/HSA Eligible

    On Friday, March 26, 2021, the IRS released  Announcement 2021-7 , which states that amounts paid for personal protective equipment (PPE) used for the primary purpose of preventing the spread of COVID-19 now qualify for medical care under &sec...