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Puerto Rico Treasury Again Extends Deadlines to Request Federal Employee Retention Benefit After Hurricanes Irma And María
On June 8, 2018, the PR Treasury issued Internal Revenue Circular Letter No. 18-11 ("CL 18-11") to establish the eligibility requirements for requesting the Benefit.
Puerto Rico
7 Jun 2019
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Puerto Rico DOL Announces That Employers Must Submit Unemployment Tax Returns Electronically
On March 14, 2019, the Puerto Rico Department of Labor and Human Resources issued a press release announcing that in an effort to improve services and reduce public expenses, all employers will be required to submit ...
Puerto Rico
9 Apr 2019
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Puerto Rico Treasury Extends Deadlines To Request Federal Employee Retention Benefit After Hurricanes Irma And María
The Puerto Rico Department of the Treasury has issued Internal Revenue Informative Bulletin No. 19-01, extending until March 31, 2019 the deadline to request the Federal Employee Retention Benefit related to Hurricanes Irma and Maria.
United States
19 Feb 2019
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Puerto Rico Department Of The Treasury Announces 2019 Limits On Qualified Retirement Plans
On December 31, 2018, the Puerto Rico Department of the Treasury (PR Treasury) issued Internal Revenue Informative Bulletin No. 18-24 (IB 18-24) announcing the 2019 applicable limits for Puerto Rico qualified retirement plans.
United States
10 Jan 2019
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Puerto Rico Treasury Department Changes Tax Reporting On Act 80 Payments Made During Tax Year 2018
On October 22, 2018, the Puerto Rico Department of the Treasury (the "PR Treasury") issued Publication 18-03, which makes tax reporting and tax deadline changes for certain severance payments.
Puerto Rico
12 Nov 2018
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Puerto Rico Department Of The Treasury Issues Guidance On The Federal Employee Retention Benefit For Certain Employers Affected By Hurricanes Irma And Maria
The Puerto Rico Treasury, in conjunction with the U.S. Treasury, has already established the plan, and the U.S. Treasury has recently determined the Benefit applicable to eligible employers in Puerto Rico.
Puerto Rico
25 Jun 2018
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Deadline To Report Qualified Payments For Disaster Assistance With The Puerto Rico Department Of The Treasury Is Soon Approaching
On October 4, 2017, the Puerto Rico Department of the Treasury (the "PR Treasury") issued Administrative Determination No. 17-21 (AD 17-21)...
Puerto Rico
24 Jan 2018
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Plan Sponsors And Service Providers Must Be Aware Of Changes Made To Rules Pertaining To Puerto Rico Qualified Retirement Plans
Recent changes to Puerto Rico's tax treatment of certain retirement plans have taken effect. Act No. 106 of August 23, 2017 ("Act 106") amended Section 1081.01 of the Puerto Rico Internal Revenue Code...
Puerto Rico
18 Jan 2018
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Puerto Rico Department Of The Treasury Issues Q&As Clarifying Guidance On Qualified Payments Made For Hurricane María Disaster Assistance
As previously discussed, on October 4, 2017, the Puerto Rico Department of the Treasury (the "PR Treasury") issued Administrative Determination No. 17-21 ("AD 17-21") granting temporary income ...
Puerto Rico
19 Dec 2017
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Hurricane Maria's Aftermath, Part II: Puerto Rico Government Provides Various Exemptions And Extensions To Multiple Upcoming Deadlines
Given the scope of the damage caused by María, it is likely that additional exemptions and extensions will be approved in the coming weeks and months.
Puerto Rico
23 Oct 2017
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Puerto Rico Department Of The Treasury Grants Temporary Tax Exemptions For Employer-Provided Payments And Certain Benefits To Employees Related To Hurricane Maria Relief
On October 4, 2017, the Puerto Rico Department of the Treasury issued Administrative Determination No. 17-21 granting temporary income tax exemptions for payments and certain benefits ...
Puerto Rico
12 Oct 2017
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Puerto Rico Treasury Issues New Guidance On Rules And Procedures For Qualification Of Retirement Plans
As with the Previous Guidance, qualification amendments may be adopted through a plan restatement or a separate plan amendment.
Puerto Rico
6 Feb 2017
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Puerto Rico Qualified Retirement Plans: Treasury Eliminates Form 480.70(OE) Filing Requirement For Plan Years Beginning On January 1, 2015, Establishing New Filing Requirements And Deadlines
AD 16-05 specifically provides that, for plan years beginning on January 1, 2015, PR Treasury Form 480.70(OE) will not have to be submitted to comply with the PR Code filing requirements.
United States
1 Apr 2016
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Puerto Rico Extension To The Prepayment Window Period Finally Approved
As previously reported, Act 77 of July 1, 2014 ("Act 77") provided a period during which participants in retirement plans could prepay, at a reduced tax rate, the amounts accumulated under such plans.
United States
13 Jan 2015
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Important Updates And Upcoming Deadlines Concerning Employee Benefits
In this blog post, we discuss important updates, including upcoming deadlines, with respect to employee benefits impacting plan sponsors.
Puerto Rico
18 Dec 2014
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The Department Of Health & Human Services Clarifies Applicability Of Certain Provisions Of The Affordable Care Act To Health Insurance Issuers In Puerto Rico
The ACA and its regulations have been incorporated into the Puerto Rico Health Insurance Code, as amended.
Puerto Rico
7 Aug 2014
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