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Employee Benefits Research Guide

This guide is a starting point for research in the law of employee benefits, including welfare benefits, health insurance and health savings accounts, cafeteria plans, retirement benefits, and pensions. It includes both primary and secondary materials.

Federal Regulations

The following resources will help you locate the text of the Federal Regulations both in print and online. For more information about doing administrative law research, check the Administrative Law Research Guide.

Federal Agencies

  • Internal Revenue Service
    IRS has "primary responsibility for participation, vesting and funding issues of ERISA." Title II of ERISA (which amended the Internal Revenue Code) is administered by the IRS.