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2017 retirement plan contribution limits

Oct 28, 2016

The Internal Revenue Service recently announced that contribution limits for many retirement plans will remain the same for the 2017 tax year, though some will increase slightly.

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401k or 403b: Certain nonprofits have a choice

Mar 31, 2015

Certain nonprofit organizations have a choice that corporations don’t have in selecting retirement plans for their employees. But there are pluses and minuses to both 401(k) and 403(b) plans, and management and employees alike should be aware of what they are getting.

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Convert unused vacation hours to retirement plan contributions

Dec 23, 2013

Every December are your employees scrambling to use up their vacation time because of limits on what they can roll over to the new year?

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IRS modifies ‘use or lose’ rule for Health Flex Spending Accounts

Dec 06, 2013

The IRS recently announced a modification to the longstanding “use-it-or-lose-it” rule for health flexible spending arrangements (FSAs).

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How to fix inclusion, exclusion issues in your retirement plan

Aug 26, 2013

Does your organization have controls in place to ensure that only eligible employees are participating in your retirement plan and that all eligible employees have been given the opportunity to participate?

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PCORI: New ACA tax impacts employers with self-insured health plans

Jul 30, 2013

Under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), all employers who offer health benefits for their workers are subject to a new fee to support the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI).

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Avoid mistakes with timely deposits to retirement plans

Jul 10, 2013

In any qualified retirement plan, money comes in and money goes out. An area that has drawn a lot of attention from the Department of Labor (DOL) in recent years is what's known as timely deposits.

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New $2,500 cap on health FSAs triggers Sec. 125 plan amendments

Apr 09, 2013

As the major provisions of the federal Health Care Reform Act are set to take effect – or in some cases, have already taken effect – employers need to be aware of changes they should put in place in order to be in compliance.

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How to manage participant count in a retirement plan to avoid a plan audit

Dec 04, 2012

More often than expected, we are involved with a pension plan audit for which the audit could have been avoided if the plan was administered with the participant count in mind.

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Your responsibility for 401k plan participants’ investment decisions

Oct 24, 2012

Does your company sponsor a 401(k) plan where participants direct their own investments? Do you think you, as the trustee, have no legal responsibility for their investments?

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