This seminar is designed for human resource managers, controllers, benefits managers, accountants, business owners and managers, CFOs, enrolled agents, payroll professionals, certified financial planners, insurance professionals, consultants and attorneys.
The seminar is designed to give participants a thorough overview of the administration issues of various types of retirement plans, including 401(k) plans, ESOPs, and SIMPLE IRAs. It is designed to benefit plan administrators, recordkeepers, attorneys, accountants, consultants, trust officers and human resource professionals. The faculty intends to share with you their expertise and knowledge.
Topics to be discussed include the following:
Common Pitfalls And Correcting Errors
8:30 a.m. - 8:45 a.m.
8:45 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
II. 401(k) Plans
A. Specific Features
B. Compliance Issues
C. Issues Related To Plan Loans
D. Contribution Matching
E. Nondiscrimination Rules
F. Other Critical Changes Made By The 2001 Tax Act Or Other Recent Issues
10:00 a.m. - 10:10 a.m.
10:10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
II. 401(k) Plans (Continued)
11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
III. ESOP Basics
A. Nonleveraged vs. Leveraged ESOPs
B. How ESOPs Work
C. ESOP Advantages And Considerations
12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.
Lunch (On Your Own)
1:15 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.
IV. Understanding SIMPLE Plans
B. Eligibility Requirements
C. Nondiscrimination Issues
2:15 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
V. Plan Administration: Practical Guidelines And Other Considerations
3:00 p.m. - 3:10 p.m.
3:10 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
VI. Common Pitfalls And Correcting Errors
A. Self-Correction Methods And Programs, Including DFVC, EPCRS, VFCP
4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
VII. Panel Discussion And Question And Answer Period