Ensure your 401k retirement plan allows your employees to save the maximum amount allowed by understanding and utilizing ADP/ACP testing.
401(k) Plan Nondiscrimination Testing
Avoid penalties and fees by ensuring your retirement plan meets IRS 401k plan nondiscrimination test requirements.
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.
The New IRS Pre-Examination Retirement Plan Compliance Program
Can a new IRS pre-examination retirement plan pilot program assist your business? Learn more about program requirements on the Watkins Ross blog.
New Guidance for the Definition of a Qualified Individual
If your plan elected any of the CARES Act provisions to allow for coronavirus-related distributions or the expanded loan provisions, there has been a change to who may be considered a “qualified individual”. Participants defined as a qualified individual include:...
2019 IRS Operational Compliance List
The 2019 IRS Operational Compliance List has been posted! This guide helps plan sponsors understand the compliance changes effective in the upcoming year.
2019 Defined Contribution Compliance Calendar
A qualified retirement plan must meet various requirements throughout the year, check out our defined contribution compliance calendar today!
2019 Defined Benefit Plan Compliance Calendar
If you are responsible for administering your company’s defined benefit plan, download our 2019 defined benefit plan compliance calendar.
Changes to Hardship Rules
Regulatory changes as a result of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 and the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 may impact certain provisions of your 401(k) Plan.
Safe Harbor Hardship Withdrawal Guidelines
The IRS requires Plan Sponsors to adhere to specific safe harbor hardship withdrawal guidelines for the distribution to take place.