Avoid retirement plan compensation definition miscalculations by following these simple steps from Watkins Ross’ experienced retirement plan actuaries.
Getting 401(k) Participants Back in the Game in a Post Pandemic World
There is no doubt the coronavirus has impacted decisions many workers made during 2020. Read on to recover your 401(k) post pandemic.
401(k) Retirement Plan Audit
Why does my 401(k) retirement plan need an audit? The 401(k) plan audit is mandated by the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) and is intended to make sure a plan is being run correctly. The audit seeks to; (1) review 401(k)...
Switch From Offering a Simple IRA to a 401(k) Plan
Do you or your clients have a SIMPLE IRA but could benefit from establishing a 401(k) plan? It’s not too late to make the change for 2018.
Cash Balance Plans Continue Outpacing 401(k) Plan Growth
The number of new cash balance plans adopted by employers increased 15% in 2016 (the most recent year that full 5500 data is available), compared to a 1% growth in 401(k) plans. Why have cash balance plans experienced so much growth? Several factors contributed to the...
401(k) Plan Eligibility Requirements for Summer Help
Starting a 401(k) Plan
Starting a 401(k) plan is a popular choice to help employees prepare for retirement, but can also help attract the talent needed to grow your business.
401(K) Plan Nondiscrimination Testing
To ensure a 401(k) plan is not favoring owners or highly paid employees, the IRS requires certain nondiscrimination testing is performed (ADP/ACP testing).
401(k) Plans: Fast Facts & Planning Tips
The National Retirement Planning Coalition has designated April 11-15 as the 2016 National Retirement Planning week. In celebration, each day this week Watkins Ross will share some fast facts and planning tips on the various types of retirement plans we service....
Who is Considered a Leased Employee?
Does your Company employ leased employees? An employee is considered “leased” if all of the following criteria is met: The services must be performed under an agreement between the recipient and a leasing organization. The services must be performed for at least one...