Surviving the Audit: DOL Wage & Hour Reviews

Surviving the Audit: DOL Wage & Hour Reviews

This post is a supplement to our webinar on Surviving the Audit: How to Handle a DOL Audit.  For more information or to request a copy of our slides please contact Alice Rhodes. An auditor may come knocking at your door if you have errors in your payroll that result in a violation of the […]

Surviving the Audit: Your Health Plan and the DOL

This blogpost is a supplement to our December webinar called Surviving the Audit: Preparing Yourself for a DOL Audit.  If you would like a copy of our slides you can contact Alice Rhodes. The Department of Labor (DOL) has broad authority under ERISA to investigate or audit an employee benefit plan’s compliance with various federal […]

Surviving the Audit: Suggestions to Handle a DOL Audit

This blogpost is a supplement to our monthly webinar series on how to prepare your organization for a Department of Labor (DOL) audit. Today we have some suggestions for best practices when dealing with the DOL.  Though this may appear to be a trying process, it does not need to be. Consider these actions once […]

Surviving the Audit: Best Practices

At any given time, your organization may be selected for a U.S. Department of Labor audit (civil investigation) to ensure that your employee benefit plans are in compliance.  Though this may be a trying process, it does not need to be if you follow some best practices. –  Treat the investigation as a major priority […]

Surviving the Audit: The Audit Process

At any time, your organization may be selected for a U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) audit to make sure that your employee benefit plans are in compliance.  The following steps traditionally occur during this process: 1.  Plan is notified by letter 2.  Employer Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) conducts an onsite investigation 3.  EBSA investigator interviews 4. […]

Surviving the Audit: Conducting a Compliance Review

It is not a matter of if, but rather a matter of when.  At some point in the life of your business the Department of Labor (DOL) will knock on your door to perform an audit.  Being prepared for a DOL audit can save an employer a large amount of money, time, and stress. So […]

Surviving the Audit: Minimizing Risk

Our blog series “Surviving the Audit” is a supplement to our free webinar which airs on Tuesday, July 7 at 10:30 a.m. An employer has little control over whether or not the Department of Labor will audit their business.  However, an employer can take some steps to minimize their exposure to a DOL audit.  The […]

Surviving the Audit: Warning Signs

Our blog series “Surviving the Audit” is a supplement to our webinar on Department of Labor audits which will be presented on Tuesday, July 7 at 10:30 a.m.  You can register for the webinar by clicking here. Are you worried that the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) may be knocking on your business’ door?  In […]