CARES Act Retirement Account Rule Changes

By |2021-07-28T15:59:08-05:00June 28th, 2021|COVID-19, Employment, Retirement|

  The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) aims to help Americans cope with the unprecedented financial fallout from the COVID-19 outbreak. The CARES Act made several changes to retirement plan rules that we will discuss in more detail below. As a plan sponsor, it is important to stay up to date [...]

SECURE Act – How is Your Retirement Plan Affected?

By |2021-07-28T15:59:03-05:00May 24th, 2021|Compliance, COVID-19, Employment, Retirement, Saving|

  The SECURE (Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement) Act was signed into law in December 2019 and contains many provisions that are designed to help Americans save more for retirement, begin saving for retirement, and use retirement funds responsibly. The SECURE Act was some of the most significant legislation affecting retirement plans in [...]

The 80–120 Participant Rule

By |2021-07-28T15:59:13-05:00April 26th, 2021|Assurance, Compliance, Retirement|

The Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) is a federal law that sets minimum standards for most voluntarily established retirement and health plans in private industry to provide protection for individuals in these plans. One of these requirements is that “large” plans undergo an annual audit. At first glance of the audit requirements, [...]

Understanding Your Retirement Plan Document and Fiduciary Duties

By |2020-01-16T15:20:09-06:00January 15th, 2020|Assurance, Compliance, Internal Control, Nonprofit, Retirement|

  As a retirement plan administrator or plan trustee, you are responsible for the management and successful operation of the retirement plan, in accordance with the plan document and the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), on behalf of plan participants and beneficiaries. Therefore, in serving in these fiduciary roles, it is greatly important to [...]

Planning For Your Succession? Ask Yourself These 6 Questions

By |2019-04-10T13:26:00-05:00September 26th, 2018|Business Valuation, Preparation, Retirement, Succession Planning, Value|

A captain doesn’t decide on a whim that he or she is going to sail around the world tomorrow. The voyage will take proper planning, appropriate resources, and a skilled co-captain. The same can be said for succession planning. Business owners, like captains, must plan and consider many variables before selling or transitioning their business [...]

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