Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Key Retirement and Employee Benefits Compliance Reminders for March

Due March 1st

  • Form M-1 must be filed by multiple employer welfare arrangements (MEWAs) and entities claiming an exception from MEWA status (automatic 60-day extension is available upon request).

Due March 2nd

  • Section 6055 (Forms 1094-B and 1095-B) Individual statements must be furnished 
  • Section 6056 (Forms 1094-C and 1095-C) Individual statements must be furnished 

Due March 15th 

  • Corrective distributions for failed actual contribution percentage (ACP)/actual deferral percentage (ADP) test without 10% excise tax penalty (for plans without EACA).
  • Corporate tax returns due and contribution deadline for deductibility (without extension). 
  • Due date for automatic extension to September 15 for corporate tax returns.

Due March 31st

  • Electronic filing of Form 1099-R for distributions made in 2016.

Download the full 2017 Retirement and Employee Benefits Compliance Calendar.

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