IRS Mum as Hospital Church Plan Lawsuits Continue


Michael Graham commented on litigation aimed at religiously affiliated hospitals running their pension plans as “church plans” that, even if plans were approved by IRS private letter rulings (PLRs), these PLRs don’t have “precedential effect in litigation” and aren’t binding on courts. Mary Samsa agreed that if the Supreme Court ultimately rules against a church plan, “that PLR will have to go away” Read the full article.