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The self-correcting problem of late deferrals

When the 5500s are due and audits have to be completed, there is always an issue regarding late defe...

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It’s better than nothing

Small employers have a tough time affording 401(k) plans, that’s a fact. 401(k) plans aren’t che...

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Just another TPA error

Retirement plans with more than 100 participants require a CPA audit for their Form 5500. However, s...

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There is a difference in my job

There are two major differences that I see in being an attorney when I worked for 9 years. for a thi...

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The Retirement Plan Dentist

About 20 or so years ago, there was a medical report that dental plaque could cause heart disease. T...

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They will always disappoint you

When I graduated from law school, it took a few months before I got my first job. So for the months,...

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Old loans can come back to bite you in an audit

There is nothing wrong with offering loans with your 401(k) plan. What will be wrong is if the progr...

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The half-empty look from an IRS agent

As a plan sponsor being investigated by an Internal Revenue Service (IRS) agent, there is one thing ...

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The Sample QDRO

  It’s funny in a sense that the people who should be most experienced with Qualified Domesti...

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Know why you hired them

As a plan sponsor, you have a fiduciary duty to hire competent plan providers to handle your 401(k) ...