6 Steps to a Better Audit

With spring, comes the annual Form 5500. To reduce audit costs…

5 401(k) Details That Can Kick You Out of Compliance

As an auditor, it’s my job to look at every aspect of a 401(k)…

4 Things to Know Before You Hire an EBP Auditor

If you have over 100 participants in your employee benefit plan,…

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

One of the most significant points of your benefit plan audit…

Important news for retirement plan sponsors

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

3 C's of compensation-related retirement plan errors

You work hard to be compliant with all your fiduciary duties,…