We approach each client as our only client and provide services tailored to your unique situation.We pride ourselves on developing solutions to meet the unique needs of our clients; we don’t take a “cookie cutter” approach to providing services.
Form 5500, Plan Documents, Summary Plan Description (SPD’s), Procedural Assessment, Compliance Review are just some of the ERISA services we provide.
We help clients manage critical employee benefits issues; we focus on benefits, so you can focus on business.
We understand the expertise and level of detail it takes to develop services that address the situation at hand. It begins with a conversation…………….contact us.
Form 5500 must be filed for benefit plans with more than 100 participants at the beginning of the plan year no later than 7 months (or up to 9 1/2 months with extensions) after the end of the plan year. We are available to prepare your annual Form 5500 and Summary Annual Report. We can also provide form 5500 training for your staff. LEARN MORE
We are available to assist you with the drafting of your plan documents – either retirement or health & welfare plans. All Plan Documents are drafted for review of counsel. LEARN MORE
We are available to assist you prepare or update your summary plan description and other benefit communication material. LEARN MORE
Oversight and monitoring are key plan governance activities. ERISA provides that a person is a fiduciary to the extent he exercises any discretionary control respecting the management of the plan or exercises an authority or control respecting management or dispositions of its assets or has any discretionary responsibility in the administration of the plan. LEARN MORE
Are your participant communications and administrative tools consistent with your plan’s provisions? Have you documented all plan changes?
The purpose of this review is to determine consistency in the documents that govern the operation of the plan (plan document, administrative forms and manuals) and information that is communicated to participants (summary plan descriptions, other communication material). Employers with multiple service providers, employers with decentralized administration or employers who have merger and acquisition activity, find this type of review helpful. LEARN MORE
Do you meet the EPCRS administrative procedures requirements? That is, do you have written administrative procedures that are uniformly followed?
The procedural assessment confirms the existence or lack of administrative procedures and assesses whether the key players in the administration of the plan are familiar with the plan and its procedures. Employers who have had a vendor change or a change in benefits staff find this type of review helpful. LEARN MORE
Not sure if you are in compliance?
A compliance review simulates an IRS or DOL audit. The compliance review is based on data typically requested by the government when conducting a review. Recently hired senior benefits staff, as well as employers who have recently acquired another plan, welcome this type of review. LEARN MORE
Is there one aspect of your plan administration process that keeps you up at night?
We can structure a review to focus on a particular area of your plan’s operation, e.g., review of the ADP/ACP test results, as well as the process for gathering the data. Employers who are concerned with recurring problems in certain areas, but are generally comfortable with the overall plan administration process, find a targeted review invaluable. LEARN MORE
Has the IRS or DOL contacted you for an audit? We can help you prepare.
We will assist you prepare for an IRS or DOL audit to whatever extent is needed. Services range from a review and discussion of the plan’s current environment in the context of the government’s data request you choose the level of our involvement, to preparation of the material for the audit to a pre-audit compliance review as described above. LEARN MORE
Administering qualified benefit programs is no easy task. Situations and issues occur daily.
The team at ERISAdiagnostics, Inc. are available to assist you on an hourly or retainer basis.