Can Not-for-Profits Pay Commissions?

There are no hard and fast rules about when a not-for-profit organization may or may not pay commissions. The only guidance is the general consensus that it is ethically questionable for a not-for-profit organization to pay commissions to anyone in a fundraising capacity. It would be hard to justify paying a fundraiser (employee or contracted) …

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Fees to Fix 401(k) Operational Failures

Providing a 401(k) plan for company employees is a valuable benefit for them.  The benefit to the Company is hopefully that it attracts and retains valuable employees.  The cost to the Company on the surface might appear to just be fees paid to service providers who help administer the plan such as hold plan investments, …

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IRS Compliance Testing: ADP/ACP Test

In order to ensure that employee benefit plans do not violate certain standards that the DOL/IRS believe are important, plans must be subjected to numerous compliance tests annually.  These tests are designed to ensure that the amount that employees are deferring is within certain maximum limits and that plans are not operating is a manner …

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