Pensions


The Department of Labor’s Pension and Welfare Benefits Administration (PWBA) releases revised Form 5500, Annual Return/Report, for plan year 2002 filings by employee benefit administrators ( www.efast.dol.gov/ ). The PWBA modified forms 5500 and 5500-EZ slightly to reflect changes in ERISA, the Internal Revenue Code and related regulations; to clarify instructions for completing the report; and to improve forms processing.

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IRS sets start date for tax season

The IRS announced that tax season will start in late January and that it will issue refunds to taxpayers despite the partial shutdown of the federal government.

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Why CPAs can’t wait on automation tools

What do accounting firms waiting on others to develop AI, automation, and data analytics tools have in common with a baseball fan sitting in a stadium filling with water at an exponential rate? The answer could determine your firm’s fate.