Counties of Andrews, Aransas, Atascosa, Austin, Bandera, Bastrop, Bee, Bell, Bexar, Blanco, Borden, Bosque, Brazoria, Brazos,
Brewster, Brooks, Brown, Burleson, Burnet, Caldwell, Calhoun, Callahan, Cameron, Chambers, Cochran, Coke, Coleman, Collin,
Colorado, Comal, Comanche, Concho, Coryell, Crane, Crockett, Culberson, Dallam, Dallas, Dawson, Deaf Smith, Denton,
DeWitt, Dimmit, Duval, Eastland, Ector, Edwards, El Paso, Ellis, Erath, Falls, Fayette, Fisher, Fort Bend, Freestone, Frio, Gaines,
Galveston, Gillespie, Glasscock, Goliad, Gonzales, Grimes, Guadalupe, Hamilton, Hansford, Harris, Hartley, Haskell, Hays,
Hidalgo, Hill, Hockley, Hood, Howard, Hudspeth, Hutchinson, Irion, Jack, Jackson, Jeff Davis, Jefferson, Jim Hogg, Jim Wells,
Johnson, Jones, Karnes, Kaufman, Kendall, Kenedy, Kent, Kerr, Kimble, Kinney, Kleberg, La Salle, Lampasas, Lavaca, Lee,
Leon, Limestone, Lipscomb, Live Oak, Llano, Loving, Madison, Martin, Mason, Matagorda, Maverick, McCulloch, McLennan,
McMullen, Medina, Menard, Midland, Milam, Mills, Mitchell, Montgomery, Moore, Nolan, Nueces, Ochiltree, Oldham,
Palo Pinto, Panola, Parker, Pecos, Potter, Presidio, Randall, Reagan, Real, Reeves, Refugio, Robertson, Rockwall, Runnels,
Sabine, San Augustine, San Patricio, San Saba, Schleicher, Scurry, Shackelford, Shelby, Sherman, Somervell, Starr, Stephens,
Sterling, Stonewall, Sutton, Tarrant, Taylor, Terrell, Terry, Tom Green, Travis, Upton, Uvalde, Val Verde, Victoria, Waller, Ward,
Washington, Webb, Wharton, Willacy, Williamson, Wilson, Winkler, Wise, Yoakum, Young, Zapata, Zavala.
Counties of Beaver, Box Elder, Cache, Carbon, Daggett, Davis, Duchesne, Emery, Garfield, Grand, Iron, Juab, Kane, Millard,
Morgan, Piute, Rich, Salt Lake, San Juan, Sanpete, Sevier, Summit, Tooele, Uintah, Utah, Wasatch, Washington, Wayne, Weber.
Cities of Alexandria, Bedford, Bristol, Charlottesville, Chesapeake, Colonial Heights, Danville, Emporia, Fairfax, Falls
Church, Franklin, Fredericksburg, Galax, Hampton, Hopewell, Lynchburg, Manassas, Manassas Park, Martinsville, Newport
News, Norfolk, Norton, Petersburg, Poquoson, Portsmouth, Radford, Richmond, Roanoke, Salem, Suffolk, Virginia Beach,
Williamsburg. Counties of Accomack, Albemarle, Amelia, Amherst, Appomattox, Arlington, Augusta, Bedford, Bland, Botetourt,
Brunswick, Buchanan, Buckingham, Campbell, Caroline, Carroll, Charles City, Charlotte, Chesterfield, Clarke, Craig, Culpeper,
Cumberland, Dickenson, Dinwiddie, Essex, Fairfax, Fauquier, Floyd, Fluvanna, Franklin, Giles, Gloucester, Goochland, Grayson,
Greene, Greensville, Halifax, Hanover, Henrico, Henry, Isle of Wight, James City, King and Queen, King George, King William,
Lancaster, Lee, Loudoun, Louisa, Lunenburg, Madison, Mathews, Mecklenburg, Middlesex, Montgomery, Nelson, New Kent,
Northampton, Northumberland, Nottoway, Orange, Page, Patrick, Pittsylvania, Powhatan, Prince Edward, Prince George, Prince
William, Pulaski, Rappahannock, Richmond, Roanoke, Rockingham, Russell, Scott, Smyth, Southampton, Spotsylvania, Stafford,
Surry, Sussex, Tazewell, Warren, Washington, Westmoreland, Wise, Wythe, York.
Counties of Asotin, Columbia, Garfield, Pend Oreille, Spokane, Stevens, Whitman.
Counties of Boone, Cabell, Fayette, Jackson, Jefferson, Kanawha, Lincoln, Logan, Mason, McDowell, Mercer, Mingo, Monroe,
Putnam, Raleigh, Roane, Summers, Wayne, Wirt, Wood, Wyoming.
Counties of Ashland, Barron, Bayfield, Burnett, Door, Douglas, Florence, Forest, Iron, Langlade, Lincoln, Marinette, Oconto,
Oneida, Polk, Price, Rusk, Sawyer, Vilas, Washburn.
Counties of Carbon, Fremont, Goshen, Hot Springs, Lincoln, Natrona, Niobrara, Park, Sublette, Sweetwater, Teton, Uinta,
(“PBGC”) are providing relief in connec- Section 7508A(b) of the Code provides
tion with certain employee benefit plans that, in the case of a pension or other
Hurricane Ike Disaster Relief because of damage caused by Hurricane employee benefit plan, or any sponsor,
Ike (“Ike”). The relief provided by this administrator, participant, beneficiary, or
Notice 2008–87 notice is in addition to the relief already other person with respect to such plan,
provided by the Service, EBSA, and the affected by a Presidentially declared dis-
I. PURPOSE PBGC to victims of Ike. aster or a terroristic or military action, the
The Internal Revenue Service, the De- Secretary of the Treasury may prescribe a
II. BACKGROUND period of up to 1 year which may be dis-
partment of Labor’s Employee Benefits
Security Administration (“EBSA”), and regarded in determining the date by which
A. Provisions Relating to Disaster Relief.
the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation any action is required or permitted to be
2008–42 I.R.B. 930 October 20, 2008
completed. No plan is to be treated as plan year. Section 412(m)(5) of the Code is 81/2-months after the close of the plan
failing to be operated in accordance with and section 302(e)(5) of ERISA increase year.
its terms solely because the plan disre- the required quarterly installments to the Section 412(c) of the Code and sec-
gards any period by reason of such relief. amount needed to prevent a liquidity short- tion 302(c) of ERISA provide for waivers
Sections 518 and 4002(i) of the Employee fall (as defined in those sections). For a of the minimum fund