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How to Survive a Visit from the IRS or DOL

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There are few things that will give a person that sinking feeling in the pit of their stomach like opening the mailbox and seeing an envelope with the words "Internal Revenue Service" (or Department of Labor) in the return address. It is similar to seeing that police car as you drive down the highway; you might not even be speeding, but you immediately slow down and wonder how you will look in stripes.
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Top Heavy Impact on 401(k) Plans

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There are many reasons for the wide popularity of 401(k) plans, one of which is that they shift the funding burden from employers to employees. But this advantage may be diminished for plans classified as "top heavy" where special contribution rules kick in that plan sponsors may not be aware of. What follows is a detailed look at the impact of the top heavy rules on 401(k) plans and some strategies for minimizing the cost to employers.
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Fiduciary Fact or Fiction

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The rules that govern the behavior of retirement plan fiduciaries are quite complex. Any time we are required to deal with complicated subject matter, things can get confusing, potentially leading to decisions based on a misunderstanding.
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The Final Fee Disclosure Regulations Have Arrived

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Nearly five years in the making, the Department of Labor (DOL) has published its long-awaited plan sponsor fee disclosure regulations under ERISA section 408(b)(2). With these new regulations taking effect on July 1, 2012, plan sponsors and service providers alike will be scrambling to prepare.
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Increasing 401(k) Plan Participation

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