Employee Benefit Plan Audits: Remembering the 80-120 Rule

by SST Audit Managers, Aaron Lohman and Russell Perry, CPA Year-end…

6 Steps to a Better Audit

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7 questions to ask your employee benefit plan auditor

Employee benefit plan audits require specific tests. Since plan…

8 disclosures + 5 questions = things to tell your auditor

The formal name for setting auditor expectations is ‘written…

Do you know if your 401(k) plan is broken?

401(k) plans require much maintenance to meet fiduciary requirements.…

Internal control issues - part 2 of 2

Your 401(k) auditor has two essential and one optional step to…

Avoid these 3 types of internal control issues – part 1 of 2

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10 questions to ask before your audit

Your auditor’s engagement letter details the expectations of…

Important news for retirement plan sponsors

The IRS recently announced that employees will be able to contribute…

Your fiduciary duty: fidelity bonding

More than just a good idea, ERISA requires that all employee…