Tax Talk – Retirement Plan Compliance Deadlines

Oct 27, 2023 | Articles

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In this edition of Tax Talk, we provide updates on critical compliance deadlines for defined contribution (DC) plans. The schedule provided below assumes your plan operates on a calendar year basis.

December 1st, 2023 

Various annual notices must be disseminated to plan participants:

  • Safe harbor
  • Qualified Default Investment Alternative (QDIA)
  • Automatic enrollment (ACA/EACA/QACA)
  • NOTE: Alliance has or will be sending these required notices, as applicable.

Also, this is the deadline to elect non-elective safe harbor status for the current plan year without incurring increased contribution requirements.

December 15th, 2023

Summary Annual Reports must be sent to plan participants.

NOTE: Alliance has already sent your SAR. Contact us if you misplace your copy.

December 31st, 2023

  • All Required Minimum Distributions must be processed (except first time recipients).
  • Discretionary plan amendments, subject to specific exceptions, must be finalized and signed for the current plan year.

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