Qualifying Life Event ChangesA Qualifying Life Event (QLE) is defined by the IRS as an employee’s legal marital status changes, such as marriage, divorce, separation, or the death of a spouse. A change in the number of dependents such as birth, death or adoption. There are an array of variables that can bring about a qualifying life event. Some of these events are listed below:
If you have a QLE, you will be eligible for enrolling in your company’s benefit plan. If you intend to enroll in any or all of the benefits, you must do so within the first 30 days following the event’s occurrence.
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