What Employee Benefit Plan Sponsors Need to be Talking About

On June 7, 2018, Barnes Dennig and The Rinehart Sussli Financial Group hosted a group of experienced professionals for the fifteenth Annual Employee Benefit Plan Seminar. Given that retirement plans are a valuable tool for rewarding and attracting top talent, our goal is to help the business community stay up-to-date

Read More

How Tax Reform Affects Retirement Plans

The recently enacted Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (the Act) will impact many taxpayers. Here is what employers need to know about how the tax reform affects retirement plans. Plan Loans When an employee that has a plan loan leaves their employer the outstanding balance becomes a taxable distribution unless

Read More

Building and Maintaining Effective Compensation Plans

One of the continuing challenges that construction companies are facing today involves designing the best compensation strategy that helps attract and retain top talent, while also achieving the business goals of the company. At the Barnes Dennig Annual Construction Seminar on February 7th, 2018, Pryia J. Kapila, of

Read More

Fixing Plan Mistakes – Failure to Start Minimum Distributions

Managing a retirement plan can be a challenging task. There are many rules and regulations that the plan sponsor must follow which include participant deferrals, hardship loans, contribution management and limits to review and hardship distribution management. In addition, the plan sponsor needs to work closely with the plan custodian

Read More

What Does the DOL Look For In An Audit?

A Department of Labor (DOL) Audit can be a costly and time consuming endeavor. In addition to monetary penalties, those subjected to an audit can spend a significant amount of time gathering information in response the DOL’s inquiries. By 2016, the DOL’s monetary recoveries exceeded $700 million. What Triggers a

Read More

Preparing For an Employee Benefit Plan Audit

For many growing businesses, there may come a time for an when an employee benefit plan (EBP) audit is mandated by the Department of Labor. If you’re not prepared for the additional scrutiny, especially in light of ever-changing rules and procedures governing qualified employee benefit plans, it can cost valuable

Read More

Page 1 of 812345...Last »