SECURE Act Makes Improvements to Nation’s Retirement Policy

Final legislation enacted December 20, 2019 included the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act, which consists the most updates to retirement legislation in over a decade.  Many of the provisions aim to encourage more Americans to improve their retirement savings.  And while many of the changes offer

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The SECURE Act – New Retirement Plan Legislation

On December 20, 2019, President Trump signed the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (“SECURE”) Act. The new rules will allow individuals to save more for retirement and influence how they can use the funds over time. These changes should have an immediate impact on plan sponsors and participants

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Does Your Ohio 401(k) Plan Need An Audit?

Some Ohio businesses’ 401k and retirement plans are too small to need an external audit. Generally speaking, only when your participant count exceeds 100 will you be required to conduct a benefit plan audit. However, there is one exception to this general rule. The “80-120 rule,” as it is commonly

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DOL Relaxes 401(k) Rules for Small Businesses

On July 29, 2019, the U.S. Department of Labor released a final ruling that allows smaller businesses to link together and create joint 401(k) retirement plans for employees. This ability to link plans, historically restricted to businesses with common ownership, can provide significant cost savings as these joint plans will

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