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ILM 201547006 (7 October 2015) IRS Guidance on Treatment of Employee Health Coverage Payments

PLR 201547008 (27 August 2015) IRS Waives IRA Rollover Requirement

PLR 201547009 (26 August 2015) IRS Denies Request to Waive IRA Rollover Requirement

Fleming Cardiovascular PA v. Commissioner, T.C. Memo. 2015-224, No. 10776-13R (23 November 2015) Tax Court Finds IRS's Revocation of ESOP Was Proper

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Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2014 -- SSA
This 194-page report includes background and statistics on the Social Security Disability Insurance program. Released: November 2015

2016 SSI and Spousal Impoverishment Standards -- CMS
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has published updated amounts for the community spouse resource allowance (CSRA), the maximum monthly maintenance needs allowance and the income cap, effective January 1, 2016. These amounts are unchanged from 2015.

Partnership Returns, 2013 -- IRS Statistics of Income
This article analyzes aggregate data from 2013 partnership income tax return filings. Among the conclusions: The number of partnerships and partners in the United States continued to increase. Domestic limited liability companies (LLCs) made up the majority (66 percent) of all partnerships, surpassing all other entity types for the 12th consecutive year. Domestic limited partnerships represented only 12 percent of all partnerships but reported the most profits (32.4 percent), and the largest share of partners (45.2 percent). Real estate and rental and leasing accounted for about half (49.8 percent) of all partnerships and just over a quarter (27.7 percent) of all partners. The finance and insurance sector reported the largest shares of total net income (loss) (41.1 percent), total assets (56.7 percent), and total receipts (21.8 percent) in 2013. Total assets increased 9.8 percent between 2012 and 2013, from $22 trillion to $24.2 trillion. Some 18 (out of 20) industrial sectors reported an increase.

Planning For Retirement -- CFPB
This online tool to help is designed to help consumers approaching retirement make an informed decision about when to claim their Social Security benefits.

Variable and Indexed Annuities in QLACs -- American Society of Actuaries
This November 6, 2015 letter from the American Society of Actuaries urges Treasury to permit the use of variable and indexed annuities in qualified longevity annuity contracts.

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