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Annual Retirement Plan Checklist

As a plan sponsor, you're automatically a fiduciary. In the world of ERISA, DOL and IRS, a fiduciary is one who acts only in the best interest of a plan's participants and beneficiaries with the care of a "prudent person." You are responsible for keeping your plan in compliance with government regulations. One of the important areas of compliance involves the many documents of plan administration. These documents must be in writing and kept at your fingertips in case you need to refer to them. It is not enough to have copies of the documents in your file cabinet - you must understand and closely follow them.

The Saver’s Credit

You could get paid to save for retirement. If you're saving for retirement at work or in an individual retirement account (IRA), you may already benefit from some great tax savings. But if you qualify for the Retirement Saving Contribution Credit (commonly know as the Saver's CreditL, you might be able to reduce your tax bill even more.