29 CFR 2520.104-43 - Exemption from annual reporting requirement for certain group insurance arrangements.

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§ 2520.104-43 Exemption from annual reporting requirement for certain group insurance arrangements.
(a) General. Under the authority of section 104(a)(3) of the Act, the administrator of an employee welfare benefit plan which meets the requirements of paragraph (b) of this section is not required to file an annual report with the Secretary of Labor as required by section 104(a)(1) of the Act.
(b) Application.
(1) This exemption applies only to a welfare plan for a plan year in which (i) such plan meets the requirements of § 2520.104-21, except the requirement that the plan cover fewer than 100 participants at the beginning of the plan year, and
(ii) An annual report containing the items set forth in § 2520.103-2 has been filed with the Secretary of Labor in accordance with § 2520.104a-6 by the trust or other entity which is the holder of the group insurance contracts by which plan benefits are provided.
(2) For purposes of this section, the terms “group insurance arrangement” or “trust or other entity” shall be used in place of the terms “plan” and “plan administrator,” as applicable, in §§ 2520.103-3, 2520.103-4, 2520.103-6, 2520.103-8, 2520.103-9 and 2520.103-10.
(c) Limitation. This provision does not exempt the administrator of an employee benefit plan which meets the requirements of paragraph (b) from furnishing a copy of a summary annual report to participants and beneficiaries of the plan, as required by section 104(b)(3) of the Act.
[43 FR 10150, Mar. 10, 1978, as amended at 65 FR 21084, Apr. 19, 2000; 67 FR 777, Jan. 7, 2002]

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  • 2014-11-10; vol. 79 # 217 - Monday, November 10, 2014
    1. 79 FR 66617 - Revisions to Annual Return/Report—Multiple-Employer Plans
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      DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, Employee Benefits Security Administration
      Interim final rule with request for comments.
      Effective Date. This interim final rule is effective on November 10, 2014. Comment Date. Comments are due on or before January 9, 2015. We will consider public comments in connection with publishing a final rule that would apply no earlier than the 2015 Form 5500. Applicability Dates. The multiple-employer plan reporting requirements under the CSEC Act apply to plan years beginning after December 31, 2013, which created an immediate need for changes to the Form 5500 and Form 5500-SF. Accordingly, the CSEC Act form changes in this document will be applicable beginning with the 2014 Form 5500 Annual Returns/Reports filed for plan years beginning after December 31, 2013.
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Title 29 published on 2013-07-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 29 CFR 2520 after this date.

  • 2014-11-10; vol. 79 # 217 - Monday, November 10, 2014
    1. 79 FR 66617 - Revisions to Annual Return/Report—Multiple-Employer Plans
      GPO FDSys XML | Text
      DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, Employee Benefits Security Administration
      Interim final rule with request for comments.
      Effective Date. This interim final rule is effective on November 10, 2014. Comment Date. Comments are due on or before January 9, 2015. We will consider public comments in connection with publishing a final rule that would apply no earlier than the 2015 Form 5500. Applicability Dates. The multiple-employer plan reporting requirements under the CSEC Act apply to plan years beginning after December 31, 2013, which created an immediate need for changes to the Form 5500 and Form 5500-SF. Accordingly, the CSEC Act form changes in this document will be applicable beginning with the 2014 Form 5500 Annual Returns/Reports filed for plan years beginning after December 31, 2013.
      29 CFR Part 2520