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TYPES OF PLANS

RPA's experience and knowledge extends across the entire spectrum of today's retirement plans. Whether you are starting a new plan or have a large, established program already, we have the expertise and resources to support all your retirement plan needs.

401(k) Plan

Who can sponsor this plan? 

Any non-governmental employer

Contributions
  • Employee Deferrals

  • Employee Roth

  • Employer optional

Maximum Annual Contributions
  • Employee: $16,500

  • Employee & Employer combined: $49,000 not to exceed 100% of pay

  • Total employer contributions cannot exceed 25% of eligible compensation

Catch-up Contributions 

$5,500 Employee Contribution

Employer Contribution Vesting 

Can be subject up to a 6-year graded or 3-year cliff schedule

Withdrawals
  • Generally at termination of employment, retirement, death, disability

  • Hardship and In-Service withdrawals optional

  • 10% penalty for withdrawals prior to age 59½

Loans Permitted Rollovers
  • To/From any qualified retirement plan

  • To/From traditional IRA

Annual Compliance Requirements
  • Non-discrimination testing

  • IRS Form 5500

  • Annual participant disclosure(s) (SAR, auto-enrollment)

  • CPA audit for plan of 100+ participants

 

403(b) Plan

Who can sponsor this plan? 
  • 501(c)(3) non profits

  • Public education employers

  • Gov’t related hospitals

  • Churches

Contributions
  • Employee Deferrals

  • Employee Roth

  • Employer optional

Maximum Annual Contributions
  • Employee: $16,500

  • Employee & Employer combined: $49,000 not to exceed 100% of pay

  • Total employer contributions cannot exceed 25% of eligible compensation

Catch-up Contributions 
  • $5,500 Employee Contribution

  • Special catch-up for certain employers

Employer Contribution Vesting 

Can be subject up to a 6-year graded or 3-year cliff schedule

Withdrawals
  • Generally at termination of employment, retirement, death, disability

  • Hardship and In-Service withdrawals optional

  • 10% penalty for withdrawals prior to age 59½

Loans Permitted Rollovers
  • To/From any qualified retirement plan

  • To/From traditional IRA

Annual Compliance Requirements
  • Non-discrimination testing

  • IRS Form 5500

  • Annual participant disclosure(s) (SAR, auto-enrollment)

  • CPA audit for plan of 100+ participants

 

401(a) Profit Sharing Plan

Who can sponsor this plan? 

Any non-governmental employer

Contributions

Employer contributions

Maximum Annual Contributions
  • $49,000 not to exceed 100% of pay

  • Total employer contributions cannot exceed 25% of eligible compensation

Catch-up Contributions 

Not applicable

Withdrawals
  • Generally at termination of employment, retirement, death, disability

  • Hardship and In-Service withdrawals optional

  • 10% penalty for withdrawals prior to age 59½

Loans Permitted Rollovers
  • To/From any qualified retirement plan

  • To/From traditional IRA

Annual Compliance Requirements
  • Non-discrimination testing

  • IRS Form 5500

  • Annual participant disclosure(s) (SAR, auto-enrollment)

  • CPA audit for plan of 100+ participants

Comments

Usually used by gov’t contractors to hold SCA/Davis Bacon contributions to avoid top-heavy complications in their 401(k) plan

 

457(b) Governmental Plan

Who can sponsor this plan? 

State and local governments

Contributions
  • Employee Deferrals

  • Employee Roth

  • Employer optional

Maximum Annual Contributions
  • Employee: $16,500

  • Employee & Employer combined: $16,500

Catch-up Contributions 
  • $5,500 Employee Contribution

  • Special catch-up near retirement

Employer Contribution Vesting 

Can be subject up to a 6-year graded or 3-year cliff schedule

Withdrawals
  • Generally at termination of employment, retirement, death, disability

  • Hardship and In-Service withdrawals optional

  • No 10% penalty

Loans Permitted Rollovers
  • To/From any qualified retirement plan

  • To/From traditional IRA

  • 10% penalty applies to withdrawals of non-gov’t rollovers

Annual Compliance Requirements

Annual participant disclosure(s) (auto-enrollment)

 

Defined Benefit Plan

Who can sponsor this plan? 

Any employer

Contributions

Employer contributions

Maximum Annual Contributions

As actuarially determined

Catch-up Contributions 

Not applicable

Employer Contribution Vesting

Can be subject up to a 6-year graded or 3-year cliff schedule

Withdrawals
  • Generally at termination of employment, retirement, death, disability

  • Hardship and In-Service withdrawals optional

  • 10% penalty for withdrawals prior to age 59½

Loans Permitted Rollovers
  • To/From any qualified retirement plan

  • To/From traditional IRA

Annual Compliance Requirements
  • Non-discrimination testing

  • IRS Form 5500

  • Annual participant disclosure(s)

  • CPA audit for plan of 100+ participants

  • PGBC filing may be required

Comments

Contributions are required

 

Cash Balance Plan

Who can sponsor this plan? 

Any employer

Contributions

Employer contributions

Maximum Annual Contributions

As actuarially determined

Catch-up Contributions 

Not applicable

Employer Contribution Vesting

Can be subject up to a 3-year cliff schedule

Withdrawals
  • Generally at termination of employment, retirement, death, disability

  • Hardship and In-Service withdrawals optional

  • 10% penalty for withdrawals prior to age 59½

Loans Permitted Rollovers
  • To/From any qualified retirement plan

  • To/From traditional IRA

Annual Compliance Requirements
  • Non-discrimination testing

  • IRS Form 5500

  • Annual participant disclosure(s)

  • CPA audit for plan of 100+ participants

  • PGBC filing may be required

Comments
  • Normally used in conjunction with profit sharing contributions

  • Typically only owners and key executives receive contributions

  • Contributions are required

 

457(b) Non-Profit Plan

Who can sponsor this plan? 

 Any tax-exempt employer

Contributions
  • Employee Deferrals

  • Employer optional

Maximum Annual Contributions
  • Employee: $16,500

  • Employee & Employer combined: $16,500

Catch-up Contributions 

Special catch-up near retirement

Employer Contribution Vesting 

All contributions are subject to creditors

Withdrawals
  • Generally at termination of employment, retirement, death, disability

  • Unforeseen emergency withdrawals optional

Loans No Rollovers

Only to another tax-exempt employer 457(b) plan

Annual Compliance Requirements

Not Applicable

Comments

Only select management or highly compensated employees are eligible

 

Money Purchase Plan

Who can sponsor this plan? 

 Any employer

Contributions

Employer Contributions

Maximum Annual Contributions
  • $49,000 not to exceed 100% of pay

  • Total employer contributions cannot exceed 25% of eligible compensation

Catch-up Contributions 

Not Applicable

Employer Contribution Vesting 

Can be subject up to a 6-year graded or 3-year cliff schedule

Withdrawals
  • Generally at termination of employment, retirement, death, disability

  • In-Service withdrawals optional

  • 10% penalty for withdrawals prior to age 59½

Loans No Rollovers
  • To/From any qualified retirement plan

  • To/From traditional IRA

Annual Compliance Requirements
  • Non-discrimination testing

  • IRS Form 5500

  • Annual participant disclosure(s)

  • CPA audit for plan of 100+ participants

Comments
  • Most money purchase plans were phased out in the early 2000′s due to elimination of combined contribution limits

  • Contributions are required

 

SIMPLE 401(k) Plan

Who can sponsor this plan? 

Any for-profit non-governmental employer

Contributions
  • Employee Deferrals

  • Employee Roth

  • Employer optional

Maximum Annual Contributions
  • Employee: $11,500

  • Employer: $4,800

Catch-up Contributions 

$2,500 Employee Contribution

Employer Contribution Vesting 

100% vested

Withdrawals
  • Generally at termination of employment, retirement, death, disability

  • In-Service withdrawals optional

  • 10% penalty for withdrawals prior to age 59½

Loans No Rollovers
  • To/From any qualified retirement plan

  • To/From traditional IRA

Annual Compliance Requirements
  • IRS Form 5500

  • Annual participant disclosure(s) (SAR, auto-enrollment)

Comments
  • Employer contributions are required

  • Only employers with under 100 employees can sponsor this plan