Los Angeles partner Bruce Ashton was quoted in a March 24 PLANSPONSOR article titled, “How to Avoid (or Survive) a Plan Audit.”  The article discussed best practices for avoiding and surviving plan audits by the Department of Labor (DOL).

Bruce said, “In my time as a practicing attorney, I’ve rarely if ever been able to help a client avoid a plan audit once they’ve been identified as a possible audit target by the DOL.” 

“So clearly the best advice I can give to my clients is to proactively ensure their plans are compliant, and that they are avoiding the triggers used by the DOL to identify potential audit targets,” he said.

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