Cafeteria plans, medical plans (including health FSAs), DCAPs and other benefit programs enjoy favorable tax treatment under the Internal Revenue Code. The Code’s nondiscrimination rules were designed to ensure that plans don’t favor individuals who are “highly compensated” or otherwise considered “key” to the plan sponsor. This webinar examines the most common pitfalls of nondiscrimination testing observed in practice and suggests ways to avoid them. It uses testing statistics to highlight the relative prevalence of each pitfall so that the benefits professionals can identify which ones may be more applicable to them. Having this insight will help them improve the accuracy of the test results and minimize compliance risks.
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