(Note: Subject companies that are not authorized to sponsor a Plan 457 (b) have other rules for unqualified deferred compensation agreements. See IRC Section 409A) As a general rule, a deferred compensation plan under Section 457 (b) of the IRC for years beginning after 31.12.2001 must meet the requirements for written plan documents. The plan must be in accordance with the code and regulations in terms of form and operation. In accordance with Section 457 (b) of IRC, certain provisions are required and, where optional provisions are provided, they must be included in the plan document. A «Section 457 Plan» is a deferred compensation plan, managed by an eligible employer and meeting the specific requirements of point 457 (b) of point IRC. Section 4.09 by Rev. Proc. 2015-28 2015-16 IRB 920, provides that submissions for CRI 457 (b) legitimate government plans for the service are tentatively accepted outside the Compliance Personnel Management System (EPCRS) by standards similar to THE EPCRS, but a State 457 (b) may be able to correct errors made to Treas itself. The final regulations of July 11, 2003 apply to taxable years as of December 31, 2001.

These provisions include amendments to Section 457 by the Tax Reform Act of 1986, the Small Business Job Protection Act of 1996, the Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997, the Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2001, the Job Creation and Worker Assistance Act of 2002 and other legislation that will provide various technical changes and clarifications to existing rules. The audit officer is required to verify the plan documents to ensure that they have been adopted in a timely manner and are in compliance with regulations. The rules generally apply to years scheduled as of December 31, 2001, which include changes to the EGTRRA in Section 457 of the IRS. The 2004-56 PDF income procedure was published to allow for model changes that could be used by a national or local employer. The plan document should be reviewed for subsequent legislative amendments, such as Heroes Earnings Assistance and Relief Tax Act of 2008 (HEART), applicable for years beginning after December 31, 2007; which applies only to state and local levels. A plan document error can result in an operating error.