The SECURE 2.0 Act of 2022 (the Act) contains several provisions that liberalize the rules for fixing particular retirement plan administrative mistakes that happen occasionally. The IRS has a comprehensive program for correcting retirement plan failures, the Employee Plans Compliance Resolution System (EPCRS), including a self-correction program and a voluntary compliance program (VCP).
Changes to VCP User Fees: A Holiday Gift That Some Plan Sponsors Would Rather Return
By Kellie M. Thomas on
Posted in EPCRS
Benefit plan practitioners returned to their desks after the holidays to the surprising news that the Internal Revenue Service issued guidance that made sweeping changes to the user fees for the Internal Revenue Service’s Voluntary Correction Program (“VCP”). (And notably more than one IRS agent has informally indicated they were surprised by the changes, which…