On June 26, 2008, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a unanimous decision in Kennedy v. Plan Administrator for DuPont Savings and Investment Plan. The case had attracted significant attention because it dealt with the common situation that plan administrators face in having to deal with conflicting documents relating to a pension distribution to a divorced
Making Sure Your “HEART” Is In The Right Place When It Comes To Soldier-Employee’s Benefits
By Marcy L. McCullough on
Posted in Employee Benefits
On June 17, 2008, President Bush signed into law the Heroes Earnings Assistance and Relief Tax Act of 2008 (the "HEART Act"). The HEART Act extends or modifies several tax and retirement benefits for active-duty and former military service members, and employers and plan administrators should be familiar with its provisions.