Thank you for providing your feedback on FSRA’s proposed Guidance on Actions to Avoid Deregistration of a Pension Plan Under the Federal Income Tax Act.
We appreciate the comments and questions received to date. Your feedback will help to inform our final guidance.
The request for submissions is now closed.
FSRA is supporting pension plan administrators, sponsors and members by releasing proposed guidance that clearly identifies the documents, timeframes and information that are required under exemptions from the Pension Benefits Act to avoid a plan’s deregistration under the Income Tax Act, including:
- providing written notice to FSRA
- pension plan member communication
- other considerations, such as certification, exemptions and requests for more information
Given the unique structure and special treatment previously (but no longer) provided to specified multi-employer pension plans under the Income Tax Act, FSRA will accept a special approach for multi-employer pension plans addressing overcontributions that would otherwise make the plan revocable under the Income Tax Act.
FSRA is now consulting on its proposed Guidance on Actions to Avoid Deregistration of a Pension Plan Under the Federal Income Tax Act.
FSRA invites stakeholders and the public to submit feedback until September 15, 2022.
The public consultation period is open from August 15, 2022 – September 15, 2022.
Review the proposed Guidance and provide your comments by selecting submit a comment or ask a question.
- Proposed Guidance on Actions to Avoid Deregistration of a Pension Plan Under the Federal Income Tax Act
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