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Plan Design, Taxation, Funding, & Restructuring

Novara Tesija, P.L.L.C. provides a complete range of advice and services to help trustees and administrators of employee benefit funds plans comply with the law and serve their participants' needs.

We have more than 30 years' of experience in this complex field. We have the knowledge and resources to handle any and all issues relating to the design and management of private and public sector employee benefit funds.

For more information about how our firm can help you comply with the law and provide better service to your participants, contact Novara Tesija, P.L.L.C.

The Employee Benefits Firm

Novara Tesija is a full service provider of advice, services and representation to trustees and administrators of employee benefit funds. Our firm can assist your plan in matters involving:

Plan and Trust design — Preparation and filing of plan and trust documents, amendments, compliance updates, policies and procedures, communications to participants and other matters.

Qualification for tax-exempt status — Preparation and filing of tax determination letters and responses to challenges to tax exempt status.

Funding issues — Advice to trustees and administrators regarding funding issues. Compliance with funding requirements of the Pension Protection Act of 2006. Assistance in the preparation of funding improvement plans and rehabilitation plans for underfunded pension plans. We also handle employer withdrawal liability assessments on behalf of plans pursuant to the provisions of the Multiemployer Pension Plan Amendments Act of 1980.

Pension fund restructuring — Amendments to policies and procedures, assistance with plan terminations and pension plan mergers.

Department of Labor Audits — Advice to Trustees and plans regarding what to expect, what information to gather, and how best to respond to an audit request by the DOL. We also attend trustee interviews conducted by the DOL regarding these matters.

At Novara Tesija, our primary focus is on ERISA law and compliance matters. We have the knowledge and expertise needed to handle any plan matter, whether it relates to plan design, complex litigation, routine participant communications or a funding or restructuring problem. For help with an employee benefit fund matter, look to Novara Tesija, P.L.L.C.

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Contact Novara Tesija, P.L.L.C. to speak with an experienced Southfield plan design attorney.