Plan Document Mistakes a Retirement Plan Sponsor Should Avoid


One of the major things that plan sponsors forget about their retire- ment plans is the plan document. ERISA (the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 for those scoring at home) requires all retirement plans to have written plan documents. A written plan document is a legal document with legal ramifications in governing a legal entity known as a retirement plan. A retirement plan document can cause many issues for a retirement plan sponsor and since most plan sponsors are wary of ERISA attor- neys because of their billing practices (don’t worry, I charge a flat fee) don’t know. So this “free” article can help plan sponsors take count of the many problems their plan document can have on their retirement plan and what steps they should take to avoid these problems.

LOADING PDF: If there are any problems, click here to download the file.

Topics:  Benefit Plan Sponsors, ERISA, Plan Documents, Retirement Plan, Summary Plan Description

Published In: Business Organization Updates, Finance & Banking Updates, Tax Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

© Ary Rosenbaum, The Rosenbaum Law Firm P.C. | Attorney Advertising

Don't miss a thing! Build a custom news brief:

Read fresh new writing on compliance, cybersecurity, Dodd-Frank, whistleblowers, social media, hiring & firing, patent reform, the NLRB, Obamacare, the SEC…

…or whatever matters the most to you. Follow authors, firms, and topics on JD Supra.

Create your news brief now - it's free and easy »