A Simple Way to Identify a Qualified Plan Auditor

A qualified benefit plan is designed to help guard and protect an employee’s retirement benefits, whether that be a defined contribution, benefit, or health and welfare plan. Generally, most employee benefit plans with more than 100 eligible participants are required to submit an audited financial statement with their Form 5500.

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New Pooled 401(k) Plans Coming in 2021

In the coming year, plan administrators may be approached to join a new type of pooled 401(k) plan. The SECURE Act established a new type of multiple employer plan called a “pooled employer plan” (PEP). These plans allow unrelated employers to participate in a single, shared 401(k) plan. The U.S.

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Revisiting Changes to 401(k) Hardship Withdrawals

Retirement plans were in the news a lot during 2020, but one thing that may have been missed or overlooked are the changes made to hardship withdrawal rules. The following changes were made as of January 1, 2020, with some being mandatory and some being optional. We’ve outlined the most

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