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Barbara D. Bovbjerg, Managing Director, Education, Workforce, and Income Security, U.S. GAO to Speak at KCís IRS Compliance & Governmental Retirement Plans Live Webcast

New York, NY, August 24, 2011 --( The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Barbara D. Bovbjerg, Managing Director, Education, Workforce, and Income Security, U.S. Government Accountability Office will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ webcast entitled: “IRS Compliance & Governmental Retirement Plans Explored.” This event is scheduled for Wednesday, November 9, 2011 from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM (ET).

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Event Synopsis:
Understanding proposed tax compliance guidance from the IRS regarding government retirement plans is a challenge for plan sponsors, participants and beneficiaries in 2011 and beyond. Plan sponsors can anticipate increased IRS scrutiny and must prepare for the increased likelihood of examination.

IRS Compliance & Governmental Retirement Plans Explored Live Webcast is a must attend event web event for plan sponsors, beneficiaries, participants and related professionals.

Some important issues covered:
• Governmental Pick-up Plan Guidance
• Fiduciary Standards Applicable to Governmental Plans
• Section 414(d) Governmental Plans Requirements
• Benefit Rule for Governmental Plans Participating in Group Trusts
• Employee Plans Compliance Resolution System
• And other Up to the Minute Regulatory Updates

A panel of distinguished government officials and thought leaders will provide valuable information and analysis to help you navigate around the retirement plan potential pitfalls in a two-hour Live webcast organized by the Knowledge Group.

About Barbara D. Bovbjerg

Barbara Bovbjerg is the Managing Director for Education, Workforce and Income Security Issues at the U.S. Government Accountability Office. In that capacity, she oversees all GAO’s evaluative work in those subject areas, ranging from elementary and secondary education, through workforce and employment issues, to aging and retirement income policy. Previously Ms. Bovbjerg was the Director for Retirement Income Security, and in that capacity managed studies on Social Security and pension policy and management. Earlier, as Assistant Director for Budget Issues at GAO, she managed a variety of budget policy projects, including studies on the long-term effects of budget deficits. Before joining GAO, she led the citywide analysis unit of the District of Columbia's Budget Office, and analyzed state and local government finance issues for the Urban Institute.

Ms.Bovbjerg holds a Masters Degree in Public Policy from Cornell University, and a B.A. from Oberlin College.

About The Knowledge Group, LLC/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series

The Knowledge Congress was established with the mission to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webinars that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly focused format. To contact or register to an event, please visit:

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