NASBA - National Association of State Boards of Accountancy
The Tax Exempt and Government Entities (TE/GE) division addresses the special needs of pension plans, exempt organizations, and government entities in complying with the tax laws. TE/GE provides end-to service and accountability to its unique customer base, including education and outreach, customer service, and compliance activities. TE/GEs strong commitment to meeting the needs of its customers is expressed in its mission statement:
To provide tax exempt and government entity customers top quality service by helping them understand and comply with applicable tax laws and to protect the public interest by applying the tax law with integrity and fairness to all.
Employee Plan Compliance Resolution System (EPCRS)
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation
PBGC is a federal corporation created by the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974. It currently protects the pensions of 44.1 million American workers and retirees in 30,330 private single-employer and multi-employer defined benefit pension plans. PBGC receives no funds from general tax revenues. Operations are financed by insurance premiums set by Congress and paid by sponsors of defined benefit plans, investment income, assets from pension plans trusteed by PBGC, and recoveries from the companies formerly responsible for the plans.
Department Of Labor
The Department of Labor fosters and promotes the welfare of the job seekers, wage earners, and retirees of the United States by improving their working conditions, advancing their opportunities for profitable employment, protecting their retirement and health care benefits, helping employers find workers, strengthening free collective bargaining, and tracking changes in employment, prices, and other national economic measurements. In carrying out this mission, the Department administers a variety of Federal labor laws including those that guarantee workers rights to safe and healthful working conditions; a minimum hourly wage and overtime pay; freedom from employment discrimination; unemployment insurance; and other income support.
Internal Revenue Service
The IRS is a bureau of the Department of the Treasury and one of the world´s most efficient tax administrators. In 2004, the IRS collected more than $2 trillion in revenue and processed more than 224 million tax returns.
The purpose of this site is to support the people who design and run employee benefit plans in the United States, whether sponsored by private or governmental employers.
ASPPA the American Society of Pension Professionals and Actuaries is the premier national organization for career retirement plan professionals. The membership is comprised of the many disciplines supporting retirement income management and benefits policy. Members are part of the diversified, technical, and highly regulated benefits industry. ASPPA represents the most committed individuals of the profession those who have made a career of retirement plan and pension policy work.