Category Archives: ERISA

401(k) Plan Tips for Employers

For a couple of years now, 401(k) plans have been required by the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) to regularly issue to participants and beneficiaries certain plan-related and investment-related information. Participants are now often looking for help … Continue reading

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Seeing the 401(k) Plan Audit for What It Is – A Value Added Service

As a seasoned 401(k) plan auditor, I am aware that very rarely do 401(k) plan clients see an audit of plan financial statements as a value added service.  Instead, they see it as a mere regulatory requirement.  Make no mistake; … Continue reading

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What does it mean for a firm to be a member of the AICPA’s Employee Benefit Plan Audit Quality Center?

The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) Employee Benefit Plan Audit Quality Center’s (EBPAQC) mission is to promote the quality of employee benefit plan audits.  Here are a few examples of benefits that member firms receive: Timely communication of … Continue reading

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