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  1. How to EFILE Form 5500 (5500-SF) - Sentinel Web Client

    Visit www.sentinelgroup.com and hover over “I am an Employer” Login with your credentials: Visit www.sentinelgroup.com Click on the Employer Login tab and select Retirement Accounts Enter your User ID and Password to access you...
  2. How to EFILE Form 5500 (5500-SF) - FT William

    Once you receive the notification link from Sentinel Benefits your forms are ready for submission, please select the link provided in the e-mail. This will land your on the FT William login page: Enter your Login Name and Password. If your first...
  3. Obtaining EFAST2 Credentials

    The EFAST2 electronic filing requirements for Form 5500 require that you sign the Form 5500 electronically. In order to sign the Form 5500, you will need to obtain filing signer credentials. The Department of Labor (DOL) will not permit us to obtai...
  4. Non-Discrimination Testing & Corrective Distributions

    The IRS requires that retirement plans perform annual non-discrimination tests to ensure that the benefits from a company’s 401(k) plan are widely shared. This is done to make sure that the retirement plan doesn’t disproportionately favo...
  5. When do our employees become eligible to participate in the retirement plan?

    This information is provided in your Plan Documents.  If Sentinel provides these documents for you, you can obtain a copy of your Summary Plan Description (SPD) from the reporting section in your plan sponsor web account.  Access it by cho...
  6. Online Contribution Center Instructions

    View our tutorial to learn more about submitting contribution files through our Plan Sponsor website.
  7. Contribution Center Template FAQs

    Why are hours and compensation needed on a per pay period basis? The compensation and hours information is important for recordkeeping purposes for vesting, distributions, compliance testing and determining eligibility. Current Hours: Current...
  8. Creating and Viewing Plan Reports and Forms

    Review our Sponsor Report Access Guide to learn how to access, create and view reports from your company's online retirement account. For additional information and guidance in regards to available reports, the below reference guide can p...
  9. Plan Sponsor Web Navigation Guide

    Review our Plan Sponsor Web Navigation Guide to learn how to get the most from your company's online retirement account. ...
  10. 2018 ACA Compliance Deadlines

    Employers that provide group health plan coverage to their employees are subject to numerous compliance requirements throughout the year, such as requirements for reporting, participant disclosure and certain fee payments. Some of these requirements...