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Audit Requirements for Retirement Plans
If a company’s 401k plan has 120 eligible participants on the first day of the plan year, an audit is required. Once an audit has occurred, the 401k plan must be audited every year after that until the eligible participant number drops below 1...
Plan Compliance Calendar
Compliance Calendar (for printing or saving) ...
Uploading the Annual Census Verification & Annual Employer Package
To upload the Annual Census Verification & Annual Employer Package at the close of the Plan Year, please follow these steps: 1. Log in with your access credentials to the  Plan Sponsor Dashboard here . 2. From the Plan Sponsor Dashboard,...
Year End Census Review
Shortly after your final payroll of a plan year is submitted, Sentinel will prepare a census template which acts as a review of your participant demographics for the plan year. The amount of data contained in this census file will vary based on the ...
IRS Plan Document Restatement for Cycle 3
Every six years, the Internal Revenue Service ("IRS") requires that all pre-approved qualified retirement plans be restated to incorporate legislative changes since the last restatement period in order to maintain their tax qualified stat...
Annual Participant Notice Access and Delivery Requirements Updated
Each year plan sponsors will be required to distribute disclosure notices for their qualified retirement plans. These notice can be distributed via hard copy or electronic meeting specific DOL and IRS requirements. Your plan design will dictate the ...
 Mergers, Acquisitions & Other Company Transactions
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FundScape Report
The FundScape Report is a proprietary investment screening tool that analyzes manager performance against peers across three key quantitative categories: Return, Risk and Portfolio factors. We’ve developed a single, comprehensive investmen...
Fee and Investment Disclosure Resource Center
In order to make plan sponsors and participants more aware of the fees, expenses, and investments in their plans, the Department of Labor issued regulations regarding these issues. We have posted a number of relevant items here to help you understan...
Sample Board Resolution
SampleBoardResolution.pdf ...