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A well-developed employee benefit plan addresses opportunities to attract, reward and retain key executives, and processes, which should be monitored and adjusted as costs change—all while keeping up to date on the latest industry trends, government regulations, and tax compliance issues.

RSM is pleased to provide ongoing perspectives and insights to help our clients deepen their understanding of current issues and trends.

RECOMMENDED INSIGHTS

Top 10 retirement plan internal control pitfalls—and how to avoid them

An examination of the most widespread internal controls mistakes and oversights committed by employers, and how to correct and prevent them.

Top 10 ways to reduce your fiduciary liability

Fiduciaries of employee retirement plans are liable for losses due to any breach of duty, making it critical to have controls in place.

Tips for designing a successful 401(k) plan

Plan sponsors should regularly assess 401(k) plans to ensure they maximize employee account balances at a reasonable cost.

RELATED INSIGHTS

Importance of corporate structure for employee stock ownership plans

Importance of corporate structure for employee stock ownership plans

An IRS private letter ruling illustrates how employee stock ownership plans are governed by the corporate sponsor’s structure.

The fiduciary rule: A new opportunity awaits

While the current status of the DOL rule is unclear, the SEC has proposed a new set of rules that seem to take another bite of the apple.

Reasonable compensation rules not intended to apply to partnerships

Reasonable compensation rules not intended to apply to partnerships

Mention of “reasonable compensation” in the new 20 percent passthrough deduction isn’t meant to incorporate the S corporation rule.

Retirement Report: Second Quarter 2018

In this issue, we discuss what happens when employee deferrals are late and the economy's impact on retirement plans.

First and Sixth Circuits agree that Roth IRA can own DISC

First and Sixth Circuits agree that Roth IRA can own DISC

IRS substance-over-form argument to re-characterize transactions between a DISC and IRA as excess contributions rejected by First Circuit.

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