Southwest Ohio Carpenters Pension Fund Pension Recovery Plan

Updates & Events

Check back soon for more updates and information about upcoming events.

  • Jul 30
    2018

    Treasury Website Now Accepting Comments on the Revised Pension Recovery Plan Application

    You can now comment on the the Fund's revised Pension Recovery Plan application and read others' comments on the Treasury Department website. If you would like to submit a comment, the deadline is September 10, 2018. On the site, you can also read or download the complete revised Pension Recovery Plan application and see the status of the application ("In review" is the status as of July 30, 2018). The Treasury Department's MPRA application page is   https://www.treasury.gov/services/Pages/Plan-Applications.aspxThe Treasury Department's MPRA application page defaults to show the applications in alphabetical order, with only the first 10 entries on the first page. You can expand the number of entries shown on the page, click on the link at the bottom of the chart to go to the next page, or change how the chart is sorted in order to find the Southwest Ohio Regional Council of Carpenters Pension Plan row.

  • Jul 26
    2018

    Revised Pension Recovery Plan Available on Treasury Website

    The complete revised Pension Recovery Plan that the Trustees submitted to the Treasury Department is now available on the Treasury website's MPRA application page. On the site, you can see the status of the application ("In review" is the status as of July 26, 2018) and read or download the entire Pension Recovery Plan application. Soon, you will also be able to comment on it and read others' comments too. It can take Treasury a few weeks after the application is posted on the website to turn on the comment feature. We will update our website when that is available to you.

    The Treasury Department's MPRA application page defaults to show the applications in alphabetical order, with only the first 10 entries on the first page. You can expand the number of entries shown on the page, click on the link at the bottom of the chart to go to the next page, or change how the chart is sorted in order to find the Southwest Ohio Regional Council of Carpenters Pension Plan row. Please note that there are two rows for the  Southwest Ohio Regional Council of Carpenters Pension Plan. Be sure to check the submission date (June 29, 2018) and the status (In review) to find the revised Pension Recovery Plan.

  • Jul 6
    2018

    Revised Pension Recovery Plan Individualized Notices Mailed to Participants

    On July 5, 2018, the Fund received notification from the Treasury Department that the revised Pension Recovery Plan application was accepted. As a result, the Fund began mailing individualized notices to every Fund participant. The notices, mailed beginning on July 6, provide an overview of the revised Pension Recovery Plan and include an individualized estimate of how your pension will be impacted by the Pension Recovery Plan. A sample cover letter and notice is available on this site. The sample notice does not contain individualized calculations. If you do not receive your individualized notice, please contact the Pension Recovery Plan Call Center at (330) 779-8862.

  • Jun 29
    2018

    Revised - Pension Recovery Plan Submitted and Accepted by Treasury Department

    On June 29, 2018,  the Trustees of the Southwest Ohio Carpenters Pension Fund submitted our revised Pension Recovery Plan application to the U.S. Treasury Department. On July 5, the Treasury Department notified the Board that it had formally accepted our application. The Treasury Department now has 225 days to review and then approve or deny our proposal. That means that it must act by February 13, 2019. The full application will be posted on the  Treasury Department's website. You will be able to review the entire application, check on its status, read comments that have been submitted regarding the application, and submit your own comments on the application. It may take the Treasury Department some time to post the application and to turn on the comment link. If it is not there when you visit the site, please check back in a few days.

  • May 3
    2017

    Treasury Website Now Accepting Comments on the Pension Recovery Plan Application

    You can now comment on the the Fund's Pension Recovery Plan application and read others' comments on the Treasury Department website. If you would like to submit a comment, the deadline is June 16, 2017. On the site, you can also read or download the complete Pension Recovery Plan application and see the status of the application ("In review" is the status as of May 3, 2017). The Treasury Department's MPRA application page is https://www.treasury.gov/services/Pages/Plan-Applications.aspx. (Please note that the page shows the applications in alphabetical order. Our application is not on the first page. You can either expand the number of entries shown on the page or scroll through the pages until you find the Southwest Ohio Regional Council of Carpenters Pension Plan row.)

  • Apr 19
    2017

    Pension Recovery Plan Available on Treasury Website

    The complete Pension Recovery Plan that the Trustees submitted to the Treasury Department is now available on the Treasury website's MPRA application page. On the site, you can see the status of the application ("In review" is the status as of April 19, 2017) and read or download the entire Pension Recovery Plan application. Soon, you will also be able to comment on it and read others' comments too. It can take Treasury a few weeks after the application is posted on the website to turn on the comment feature. We will update our website when that is available to you. The Treasury Department's MPRA application page is https://www.treasury.gov/services/Pages/Plan-Applications.aspx. (Please note that the page shows the applications in alphabetical order. Our application is not on the first page. You can either expand the number of entries shown on the page or scroll through the pages until you find the Southwest Ohio Regional Council of Carpenters Pension Plan row.)

     

  • Apr 5
    2017

    Pension Recovery Plan Individualized Notices Mailed to Participants

    On April 4, 2017, the Fund received notification from the Treasury Department that the Pension Recovery Plan application was accepted. As a result, the Fund began mailing individualized notices to every Fund participant. The notices, mailed beginning on April 4, provide an overview of the Pension Recovery Plan and include an individualized estimate of how your pension will be impacted by the Pension Recovery Plan. A sample cover letter and notice is available on this site. The sample notice does not contain individualized calculations. If you do not receive your individualized notice, please contact the Pension Recovery Plan Call Center at (330) 779-8862.

  • Apr 4
    2017

    Pension Recovery Plan Submitted and Accepted by Treasury Department

    On March 30, 2017, the Trustees of the Southwest Ohio Carpenters Pension Fund submitted our Pension Recovery Plan application to the U.S. Treasury Department. On April 4, the Treasury Department notified the Board that it had formally accepted our application. The Treasury Department now has 225 days to review and then approve or deny our proposal. That means that it must act by November 15, 2017. The full application will be posted on the Treasury Department's website. You will be able to review the entire application, check on its status, read comments that have been submitted regarding the application, and submit your own comments on the application. It may take the Treasury Department some time to post the application and to turn on the comment link. If it is not there when you visit the site, please check back in a few days. 

  • Mar 16
    2017

    MPRA Pension Recovery Plan Informational Seminar

    When: Thursday, March 16, 2017 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    Where: Savannah Center (5533 Chappell Crossing Boulevard, West Chester Township, OH 45069)

  • Dec 1
    2016

    MPRA Town Hall Meeting

    When: Thursday, December 1, 2016 at 6:00 PM

    Where: Indiana/Kentucky/Ohio Regional Council of Carpenters (204 Garver Road, Monroe, Ohio 45050)