Internal Revenue Bulletin:  2008-42 

October 20, 2008 

EMPLOYEE PLANS


Notice 2008-85 Notice 2008-85

This notice provides updated static mortality tables to be used in applying the minimum funding requirements to single employer defined benefit pension plans that do not choose to use generational mortality tables and are not approved to use employer-specific substitute mortality tables. These mortality tables are also used for multiemployer plans for purposes of applying certain funding requirements. These tables apply for purposes of calculating the funding target and other items for valuation dates occurring during the calendar years 2009 through 2013.

Notice 2008-87 Notice 2008-87

This notice provides relief for funding deadlines and other requirements for plans in certain counties affected by Hurricane Ike. Relief is provided pursuant to section 7508A(b) of the Code for certain plans affected by a Presidentially declared disaster.

Rev. Proc. 2008-61 Rev. Proc. 2008-61

This procedure provides areas affected by section 409A of the Code in which rulings will not be issued. Rev. Proc. 2008-3 modified and amplified.

Rev. Proc. 2008-62 Rev. Proc. 2008-62

This document sets forth the procedure by which the sponsor of a defined benefit plan, other than a multiemployer plan, may request and obtain approval for the use of plan-specific substitute mortality tables in accordance with section 430(h)(3)(C) of the Code and section 303(h)(3)(C) of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA), as amended. Rev. Proc. 2007-37 updated.


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