com)-- Terry Dunne, Managing Director - Automatic Rollovers
, Millennium Trust Company to Speak at KC's Navigating the Pension Plan De-Risking: Significant Implications to Employers and Retirement Policy Live Webcast
Specifically, the department's regulations on automatic rollovers
provide safe harbor relief in connection with cash outs of small account balances of terminated employees that are rolled over into an individual retirement account, which in turn is invested in a product designed to 'preserve principal and provide a reasonable rate of return, whether or not such return is guaranteed, consistent with liquidity.
The new edition addresses new IRS rules, the Department of Labor's regulations on automatic rollovers
of involuntary cashouts, preexisting condition exclusions and the DOL safe harbor model Notice of Special Enrollment, and the Notice of Application for Extension of Unfounded Liability Amortization.
In the event participants cannot be located or fail to elect a method of distribution, the bulletin indicates that ERISA fiduciaries may follow a new safe harbor regulation governing automatic rollovers
for guidance on distributing benefits.
28, 2004, the Department of Labor (DOL) issued final regulations (45) implementing a fiduciary safe harbor for automatic rollovers
of mandatory cashouts from tax-qualified pension plans.
Disregard of Rollovers for $5,000 Cash-Out Purposes and Automatic Rollovers
of Certain Involuntary Distributions
The agreement between Millennium and Keane is an important step forward in providing a comprehensive plan termination process for plan sponsors," stated Terry Dunne, SVP, Automatic Rollovers
, Millennium Trust Company, LLC.
In September 2004, the Department of Labor issued final regulations that establish "safe harbor" rules for retirement plan fiduciaries who are involved with automatic rollovers
of $1,000 or less as well as automatic rollovers
of $1,000 to $5,000.
NYSE: SFD), one of the nation's leading producers of pork and processed meats, has chosen RolloverSystems to provide rollover services, including EGTRRA-mandated automatic rollovers
, to its 50,000 employees.
EBSA notes in its analysis that it has referred several questions about automatic rollovers
to the Internal Revenue Service.
First Charter Bank has chosen the RolloverSystems RolloverHQ(TM) platform to provide independent, automated retirement plan rollover services, including EGTRRA-mandated automatic rollovers
, to some of the 180,000 retirement plan clients of First Charter Bank and its subsidiary, SouthEastern Employee Benefit Services (SEBS).
Many operationally-conscious organizations realize the inherent business value of automatic rollovers
, as it can be costly and cumbersome to keep departed employees in the company's retirement plan.