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New Law Changes Extended Filing Deadlines for Forms 5500 and 8955-SSA

President Barack Obama signed into law legislation that impacts the due date for Forms 5500 and 8955-SSA for plan years beginning January 1, 2016 or later. ... read more >

Welfare Benefit Plan Form 5500 Filing Requirements


By Anthony Margiotta

While most plan sponsors are aware of the Form 5500 filing requirements for company retirement plans, many employers overlook the annual reporting demands ... read more >

Timely Distribution of Annual Safe Harbor Notices

Under Internal Revenue Service (IRS) guidelines, plan sponsors that offer “safe harbor” contributions within their qualified retirement plans ... read more >

What Employers Should Consider When Starting a Company Retirement Plan

The introduction of a company retirement plan represents one of the most common tools that employers use to help provide enhanced long-term benefits for ... read more >

Common 401(k) Administrative Mistakes

For Defined Contribution retirement plans with plan years ending December 31st, the conclusion of the following March 15th deadline traditionally represents ... read more >

The Hidden Effect of Low Employee 401(k) Plan Participation

Over the past few years, the long-term impact of low individual retirement savings have been highly publicized as personal and household debt has soared. ... read more >