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ERISA Services
It’s imperative
that we stay abreast of
the current changes in the
IRS Code and tax laws for
the benefit of our clients.
– Dale Horst, Owner
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Over half of workers
expect to retire between
age 60 and 69
Types of Plans We Administer

When it comes to plan design, it is critical to conduct a full analysis of the goals of the plan for each sponsor. This enables us to help you make informed decisions regarding the options available to you as a plan sponsor.  We provide custom plan design to help you meet your retirement plan objectives. 

We administer the following plan types:

  • 401(k) Plans
  • Profit Sharing Plans
  • Money Purchase Plans
  • 403(b) Plans
  • Defined Benefit Plans
  • Cash Balance Plans
  • 457 Plans
  • Employee Stock Option Plans (ESOPs)
  • Multiple Employer Plans (MEPs)
  • Solo(k) / One Person Plans

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Plan Administration & Consulting

One of the strengths of ERISA Services is that we provide the full-service
administration required to maintain a retirement plan.  We offer: 

  • Application of rules and plan provisions determining eligibility
    for participation or benefits
  • Maintenance of participants' service and relative employment records
  • Communication to plan sponsors of participants' account balances
  • Allocation of plan contributions, earnings, and forfeitures
  • Trust account reconciliation and annual reporting
  • Determination of employer contributions
  • Preparation of participant benefit statements
  • Required minimum distribution monitoring
  • Distribution processing
  • Loan processing
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Document Preparation and Reporting

ERISA Services understands that document preparation can seem daunting to plan sponsors.  Our client management database is constantly evolving to allow us to track, follow up and provide the most efficient management of your retirement plan.  We offer the following document preparation and reporting services: 

  • Plan document design and preparation
  • Summary Plan Description (SPD) preparation
  • Plan amendments
  • IRS determination letter requests
  • Form 5500 preparation and electronic filing assistance, and extension preparation
  • Preparation of additional tax forms, i.e. Forms 8955-SSA, 1096, 945, and 1099R
  • Summary Annual Report (SAR) preparation
  • Preparation of reports required by government agencies
  • Preparation of required annual and quarterly notices – Safe Harbor,
    QDIA, PPA, Fee Disclosures, etc. 
  • Prepare allocation reports concerning participants' account balances
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Compliance

In the pension administration field, it is imperative that we stay abreast with the current changes in the IRS Code and tax laws. Although fee disclosure is now required by the DOL, ERISA Services has always operated with full fee disclosure and transparency.  Our employees have a commitment to stay informed and up-to-date with all changes and increase their knowledge base through industry events, and continuing education in the area of qualified retirement plans.  This enables us to better serve our clients through: 

  • Communication and education on document compliance
    with legislative changes
  • Annual compliance testing
  • Voluntary Correction Program (VCP) Support
  • IRS and DOL audit support

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Employee Communication

We support our plan sponsors with employee communications relating to document distribution, educational meetings, and the benefits of participating in a 401(k) plan.  This occurs through: 

  • Employee education and enrollment meetings
  • Annual or Semi-Annual Review meetings
  • Seminar and conference sponsorships and presentations
  • Coordinating round table discussions
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