Ensure your company possesses the retirement plan enrollment processes, forms, standards, and records required to avoid costly penalties.
Retirement Plan Procedures, Practices, and Internal Controls
With the New Year right around the corner, now is a good time to review your retirement plan’s policies, procedures, and internal controls.
Further Assistance for Troubled Multiemployer Retirement Plans
PBGC made several changes to the Final Rule issued on July 6, 2022. Learn about changes and benefits to retirement plans on the Watkins Ross blog.
The Importance of Maintaining Retirement Beneficiary Forms
It’s essential plan sponsors provide retirement beneficiary forms when enrolling a new employee in a retirement plan. Learn more on the Watkins Ross blog.
Maintaining Retirement Plan and Participant Records: Who’s Responsible and for How Long?
Save your company time and money by maintaining complete records of your retirement plan and maintaining these records for the life of your plan.
Processing Retirement Plan Participant Contributions
The US Department of Labor requires all employers follow a strict set of rules regarding retirement plan participant contributions to avoid costly errors.
What Are Controlled Groups and Controlled Group Rules?
Learn more about controlled groups, retirement plan rules, brother-sister controlled groups, and attribution rules in Watkins Ross’ latest article.
It is Time Again to Rewrite Your Defined Contributions Plans
IRS has recently announced that employers with pre-approved defined contribution plans (401(k), profit sharing and money purchase) will need to have their plan documents rewritten within the next two years. The deadline to do so is July 31, 2022. IRS goes through this...
Cash Balance Plan Considerations
The number of new Cash Balance Plans continues to rise each year. Here are a few cash balance plan considerations as a popular retirement plan vehicle.
Review Your Retirement Plan
Retirement Plan errors can be costly & time-consuming. Periodically review your retirement plan to avoid issues and ensure it’s operating in compliance.