Archive for the ‘Employee Benefit Plans’ Category

Thursday 01/03/2019

The Tax Cut and Job Acts Creates Revisions in Employee Benefits: What You Need to Know

Sheri  Terens is a director in the assurance services department at Corrigan Krause.  Employee benefits have become increasingly important with the shortage of talent and increased competition for top employees. The addition of benefits increases loyalty, productivity, and attendance among current employees and provides incentives for recruiting. According to a recent survey 79% of employees […]

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Thursday 03/08/2018

Are you ready for your employee benefit plan audit?

Lindsey Homan, CPA shares how you can prepare for an employee benefit plan audit. Who is required to have an audit of their employee benefit plan? The Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) requires annual audits for companies that have 100 or more eligible participants in their 401(k) plan. If this sounds like […]

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Friday 09/15/2017

Has Your Recent Merger or Acquisition Triggered an Employee Benefit Plan Audit?

Sheri Terens explains what to consider during a merger or acquisition to make sure your employee benefit plan remains compliant.  Employee benefits plans are necessary but can be complex, especially when mergers and acquisitions are in the picture. When is an audit required? The Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) ensures that plan […]

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Thursday 07/13/2017

Choosing the Right Retirement Plan

Employees are the greatest asset that a company can have. Therefore, it’s important to provide valuable benefits that attract and retain talent. Retirement benefits are one of the most important benefits an employer can offer. Where do you start when choosing a retirement solution? There are many types of benefit plans, including: Payroll Deductions IRAs […]

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Thursday 04/20/2017

I Made a Mistake Running my Employee Retirement Plan. Now What?

  Sheri Terens, CPA shows how to handle common mistakes in retirement plans:     So, you’re a great employer that started an employee retirement plan to offer the added benefit to your employees. Of course you want to do the right thing to run your plan, but are you?   First, you need to […]

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