General Interest Sites
is an excellent site with links to just about
everything of interest to the employee benefits and pension community. Highly
recommended! If you're looking for a job in employee benefits, or have an
open position to advertise, we also highly recommend EmployeeBenefitsJobs.com,
which is operated by BenefitsLink.
provides a wealth of ERISA plan information from looking up EINs to viewing
Inspector is an excellent site for ERISA Data Mining. Included in the online
ERISA PLUS DASHBOARD screen are up to 14 year complete Retirement and Welfare
Form 5500 downloads, Key Summary 5 Year Reports, Investment, Expense Performance
Rankings, and Alerts for each Plan Year, plus, Plan and Sponsor Litigation
results and much more. A CPA ERISA Plan Audit Worksheet and Verification Report
is available. (Free and subscription-based services)
Society of Pension Professionals & Actuaries (ASPPA) web site contains information about the
organizations conferences, educational services, and other activities.
Employee Benefits Institute of America (EBIA) is widely considered the
authority for Fringe and Welfare plan information. In addition to a free
weekly newsletter, EBIA also offers subscriptions to a series of (really thick)
manuals as well as seminars conducted throughout the country. Highly
Looking for information about the Society
of Actuaries? In addition to information about the organization, this site
also hosts on-line discussion forums.
The National Institute of Pension Administrator,
also has a web site. For those in the Chicagoland area, also visit the
NIPA Great Lakes Study Group web site.
operated by the Society of Human
Resource Professionals contains news and information of interest to HR
professionals including the Society's HR Magazine and HR News. Also has some
very good links.
Benefit Research Institute web site contains information about the
non-profit organization's services and activities as well as a number of links
to other resources.
Need 30-year Treasury Rates, Composite Corporate
Bond Rates, or PBGC Rates, or other IRS & PBGC rates and limits? Visit our
is the US Government's
on-ramp to virtually all of the federal government on-line resources. A good
place to start.
An even better place to start is the new FirstGov
web site that allows you to locate information across all of the US Government's
Forms is where to find
downloadable and printable IRS tax forms. Adobe Acrobat, HP LaserJet, and
Postscript formats are available. Or, if you're just looking for general IRS
information, check out the IRS Home Page.
For the IRS Employee Plans home page, click here.
Revenue Bulletins since
1995 can be found in Adobe Acrobat format at the IRS Web Site.
Law & Regs and
Regs contain hypertext versions of PBGC and ERISA regulations.
Tax Code contains the full text of the US Code in a searchable format.
Looking for information about the US
Department of Labor? Here's where to find it! The DOL also has a site
for the EFAST (5500)
program. To go directly to the EBSA web site,
is the Social Security
Administration home page. COLA
information is also available at their site.
Let's not forget the PBGC.
They have joined the cyberspace revolution too
Coming to the Chicago area for one of our
seminars? There's a lot to see and do. Just check out the
of Chicago's Home Page and see! Or, maybe you'd like to know what the weather
is like here at DATAIR.
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email message warning of doom and urging you to forward it to everyone in your
address book? Check out one or more of the following computer virus hoax
resource sites before clicking "Forward"...
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