Published: January 16, 2018

Members of Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr’s Tax and Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Practices have outlined the recently announced 2018 dollar limits on the Social Security Wage Base, compensation and deferrals for retirement plans, and health and welfare plans, as well as PCORI fees, Medicare Part B premiums, and the Social Security full retirement age. Please click here to view a chart comparing the dollar limits for 2017 and 2018.

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Published: November 15, 2017

Include all necessary interested parties in the process. This means including individuals with decision-making authority from Human Resources, Benefits, Labor Relations (if applicable), Finance, Payroll, and Legal. A collaborative effort will ensure that there is a clear understanding of the desired scope of services.

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Published: June 13, 2017

Three more class action lawsuits were filed against the fiduciaries of plans maintained by institutions of higher education (University of Chicago, Princeton University, and Washington University in St. Louis). The complaints allege acts or omissions that constitute a breach of fiduciary duty under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (“ERISA”) with respect to tax deferred annuity programs, commonly known as “403(b) plans” that have been adopted and maintained under Section 403(b) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended.

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Published: February 1, 2017

Members of Saul Ewing’s Tax and Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Practices have outlined the recently announced 2017 dollar limits on the Social Security Wage Base, compensation and deferrals for retirement plans, and health and welfare plans, as well as PCORI fees, Medicare Part B premiums, and increases to Social Security increases in age and benefits.

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