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In LaPorte’s continuing effort to transfer knowledge proactively to our clients and community, we offer simplified access to our many blog, video, and whitepaper resources in the Knowledge Center. Here, you can also learn more about LaPorte through a selection of firm-focused videos and recent news releases. Welcome to the Knowledge Center.
Employers who fail to remit employee contributions in a timely manner could face penalties.

How To Avoid Late Remittances

Employers who withhold employee salaries as contributions to benefits plans must act as timely and efficient stewards of these funds or risk fines from the U.S. Department of Labor.

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Do you know if your benefit plan is compliant with current regulations?

Is your employee benefit plan compliant?

It’s more important than ever for employers to determine that their benefit plans adhere to Department of Labor and Internal Revenue Service regulations as these regulatory bodies have become better at identifying businesses that fail to comply with fiduciary responsibilities. That means more and more benefit plan administrators are being hit with fines that can total up to $1,100 a day.

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Louisiana Act 463 officially in effect

As of Aug. 1, 2014, public entities in Louisiana that issue municipal securities must be in compliance with recordkeeping procedures related to the municipal securities continuing disclosure rule.

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