Peer Review

Default Investment Alternatives Under Participant-Directed Individual Account Plans Regulation

Form 5500 Revision Regulation

  • Proposed Rule – Annual Reporting and Disclosure – The Proposed Rule would conform the Department's annual reporting regulations to the proposed changes to the Form 5500 Annual Return/Report.
  • Notice of Proposed Forms Revisions – The Notice of Proposed Forms Revisions describes proposed changes to the Form 5500 Annual Return/Report for reporting years beginning on or after January 1, 2008, including a new Short Form 5500 (5500-SF) for eligible plans.
  • Proposed Revisions for 2008 Form 5500 and Schedules | Instructions – Mark-up showing the proposed changes for the 2008 Form 5500 and Schedules and Instructions that are itemized in Appendices C and D to the Notice of Proposed Forms Revisions.
  • Technical Appendix providing supporting documentation for the Regulatory Impact Analysis included in the Proposed Rule – Annual Reporting and Disclosure.
  • Estimates of the Burden for Filing Form 5500: The Change in Burden from the 1997 to the 1999 Forms – A 1999 report prepared for EBSA by Mathematica Policy Research, which documents cost estimates of prior reporting requirements and serves as the basis for the current unit cost estimates.
  • Instructions provided by EBSA to the peer reviewer pursuant to the OMB Final Information Quality Bulletin for Peer Review.
  • Peer Review Report – Completed pursuant to the OMB Final Information Quality Bulletin for Peer Review and cited in the Regulatory Impact Analysis included in the Proposed Rule – Annual Reporting and Disclosure.