compliance testing

Benefits of Catch-up Contributions

One of the benefits of being an auditor of employee benefit plans is getting to see all of the various educational resources that the TPAs put out to their clients (plan sponsors) and plan participants. The most recent issue of … read more

Footnote Disclosures

Another year end has passed and now you are probably compiling and sending the 401(k) files to your third party administrator for them to complete their compliance testing, and other plan financial reports.  Many of these documents will then be … read more

IRS Compliance Testing: Top-Heavy Test

In order to ensure that employee benefit plans do not violate certain standards that the DOL and IRS believe are important, plans are subjected to annual compliance tests. These tests are designed to ensure that the amount employees are deferring … read more


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