Link - A website specializing in information for
companies sponsoring employee benefit plans.
Look at 401(k) Plan Fees - Published by the Pension and
Welfare Benefit Administration.
Sharing 401(k) Council of America (PSCA) - PSCA is dedicated
to providing useful, up-to-date information about 401(k) and profit
sharing plan practices. You can find national statistics for
plan admin costs, plan returns, etc.
FAQs (PSCA) - Answers to frequently asked questions by 401(k)
Advisor - The U.S. Department of Labor's Pension and
Welfare Benefits Administration illustrates an interactive way of
providing information to both employees and employers (especially
smaller companies), using an "expert system" called "elaws."
- You can use these benefit boards to ask others in the benefits
industries your questions.
Pension Research Council of the Wharton School of the
University of Pennsylvania is an organization committed to generating
debate on key policy issues affecting pensions and other employee
Section 404(c): Shifting Fiduciary Liability In Participant-Directed
Retirement Plans - This article published by the law firm
of Reish & Luftman includes a checklist for compliance.
list of allowable medical expenses - This site, published
by the IRS will give your employees a list of medical expenses
deductible for their flexible spending cafeteria plan or individual
tax return. You can also consult IRS
Publication 502, Medical and Dental Expenses.
125 Q&A Column - Published by BenefitsLink. An
excellent quick-reference resource for cafeteria plans. Topics
What is a Cafeteria Plan?
long is a key employee a key employee?
disability in a Section 125 Plan
change of job results in less coverage - qualified change?
Employee 25% concentration test
use of forfeitures from a Section 125 Plan
Term Care Expenses in a Section 125 Plan?
in level of health coverage provided - qualified change?
operation of a Flexible Spending Account
Assistance and Expenses
has a job change - change in family status?
Contribution limits for FSAs
of FSA qualified expenses
of a Third Party Administrator
125 and employer deduction limits for profit sharing plans
Questions on Cafeteria Plans
owner may not participate in a Section 125 Plan
Coverage in a Health Care Reimbursement Account
and Mid-Plan Year changes
Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans - This foundation
recommends websites and other internet resources for many benefit
Savings Education Council
American Society of Pension Actuaries
American Society for Training & Development
Canadian Pension & Benefits Institute
College & University Personnel Association
Council on Employee Benefits
Employee Assistance Professionals Association
Employee Benefit Research Institute
Employers Council on Flexible Compensation
International Association for Human Resource Information Management
International Personnel Management Association
of Certified Employee Benefit Specialists
National Association of Colleges & Employers
Society for Human
Society of Actuaries
WEB - Network
- Official website for searching all agencies of the U.S. government.
Also includes links to state information for each of the 50 states.
Bureau of Labor Statistics
Congressional Budget Office
Department of Labor (DOL)
Employee Benefit Security Association (EBSA)
Employee Benefits Survey
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
General Accounting Office
Government Printing Office Access
Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA)
Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
IRS Private Letter Rulings
National Labor Relations Board
Office of Management and Budget
PBGC Pension Search Directory
Guaranty Corporation (PBGC)
Railroad Retirement Board
Securities and Exchange Commission
Small Business Administration
Social Security Administration
State and Local Governments
Tricare; Military Health System
U.S. Business Advisor
U.S. Census Bureau
U.S. House of Representatives