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2018 Premium Payment Instructions

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Comprehensive Premium Filing Instructions, including illustrative forms

We encourage you to read this entire document. Here is the table of contents for your quick reference.

Introduction and What's New

Who Must File

When to File

How to File

How to Count Participants

How to Determine Unfunded Vested Benefits

Spinoffs, Mergers, and Consolidations

Comprehensive Filing Data to be Submitted (Illustrative Form)

Description of Data Elements

Late Payment Charges

Correcting Filings, Reconciling Estimates, Refunding Overpayments

Recordkeeping Requirements; PBGC Audits


Last Updated: September 4, 2018