With Change Comes More Change! – Form 5558

When the Department of Labor (DOL) made filing changes for Form 5500, it resulted in the revision of Form 8955-SSA. The revision also required that the form must now be filed with the IRS.

A Deadline and a Lifeline

Most people are familiar with the significance of April 15th as the day we all pay our fair share to Uncle Sam […]

Well, What Do We Do Now?

Posted by Saaib Uppal In my blog post titled Mind Watching My Stuff for a Minute? I went over how to go about finding a participant who is unresponsive to communications from the plan fiduciary. As I mentioned, to terminate a plan, a sponsor must distribute all account balances. But, what if the plan sponsor seems to be searching for a ghost and the … Continued

Be Wary of Hard-To-Value Investments in Self-Directed Brokerage Accounts

Posted by Michelle J. Cross, CPA A court recently fined a plan sponsor over $35 million for breach of fiduciary trust by causing employees to pay excessive fees in their 401(k) accounts. You may be thinking to yourself, “Wow, they must have been stealing from the plan!” They weren’t. But they did do something wrong…they selected a more expensive mutual … Continued