safe harbor 401k plans

A few basics of safe harbor 401(k) plans

Many growing businesses and other types of employers want to offer a 401(k) plan but don’t want to ...
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DOL expands retirement plan options for small businesses

DOL expands retirement plan options for smaller businesses

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has released a final rule which should make it easier for smaller ...
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Employee pickup of SPDs isn’t a good idea

Many organizations have employees who become eligible for benefits during their employment. At such time, the employer must ...
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can employees reimburse bicycle commuting expenses

Can employers still reimburse bicycle commuting expenses?

Many employers operate in locations where employees can bike to work. If you have employees who do so, ...
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The ABCs of NQDCs

Nonqualified deferred compensation (NQDC) plans pay executives or other key employees at some time in the future for ...
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Getting acquainted with Generation Z

By now, most employers have read up on, hired and gotten to know Millennials. Well, guess what? A ...
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HHS reduces penalties for HIPAA violations

HHS reduces penalties for HIPAA violations

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently issued a Notification of Enforcement Discretion to announce a ...
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Compete carefully in a fierce job market with signing bonuses

Is your organization looking to hire new employees? Join the club. The U.S. unemployment rate hit a historic ...
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ERISA benefit information

Are health club memberships or on-site fitness centers an ERISA benefit?

More and more employers are contributing dollars toward the cost of health club memberships for employees. Some are ...
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Laying the foundation for a functional incentive plan

Employee incentive plans can be among the most meaningful benefits that an employer can offer. This is because ...
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IRS raises valuation limit for employer-provided vehicles

One of the most popular fringe benefits for employees at many organizations isn’t an insurance plan or a ...
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military leave 401k

How does an employee’s military leave affect 401(k) loan repayments?

When 401(k) plan participants are called to active duty, they often request to suspend their 401(k) plan loan ...
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