The IRS may have made the murky world of retirement plan compliance a bit easier for sponsors to manage. 

The agency has put together a quick reference tool sponsors can use to better grasp basic reporting and disclosure requirements under the Internal Revenue Code and the Employee Retirement Income Security Act. 

The 12-page document provides a breakdown of all the forms and filings associated with plans, what their purpose is, which sponsors are expected to file them, to which regulatory body they must be filed, and what the approximate penalty is if the forms aren't filed. 

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