Inaugural Employee Benefit Plan Benchmarking Survey

Barnes Dennig continually strives to go “beyond the numbers” and provide more insightful knowledge to the business community.  The firm audits more than 140 plans, ranging in size from 100 to more than 3,500 participants and $300,000 to $350 million in assets.  Extrapolating from U.S. Department of Labor data, Barnes

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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

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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

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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

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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

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