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IRS Grants Temporary Relief for Safe Harbor Plan Sponsors

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For struggling 401(k) and 403(b) plan sponsors concerned about making mid-year safe-harbor contributions, new IRS guidance offers temporary relief. Typically, plan sponsors must meet specific regulatory requirements to reduce or …

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401(k) Contribution Limits for 2020 | Retirement Account Contributions

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The Internal Revenue Service has updated retirement plan contribution limits for 2020 to benefit taxpayers across the board. The new guidelines affect not just 401(k)s but several other account types …

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3(38) and 3(21) Fiduciary Investment Advisor Services

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If you’re a retirement plan sponsor and/or administrator, did you know that you can outsource several key responsibilities for managing your company’s benefits package for your employees? For example, you …

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401k Plans Must Pass Nondiscrimination Testing

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Under IRS regulations, 401k plans must pass certain nondiscrimination tests in order to avoid fees, required withdrawals, additional employer contributions, or the cancellation of a plan altogether. The purpose of …

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Retirement Plans Have New Contribution Limits for 2019

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The IRS has announced new contribution limits for retirement accounts, effective this year. Before you make any 2019 contributions to an IRA, 401(k), or another tax-advantaged account, be sure to go …