Log in

Focused on You and Your Business

DWC provides third party plan administration, compliance, and consulting services for qualified retirement plans, helping businesses across the country navigate today's complex regulatory environment. We dig deeper to understand each client's unique financial and operational needs. The only thing that's standard is our flawless execution.

Knowledge Center

  • 401(k) Q&A
  • Articles & Insights
  • Downloadable Resources
  • Question of the Week
  • Correction of the Quarter
  • In the News
06/17/2021

When Is the Best Time to Set Up a Safe Harbor 401(K) Plan?

Facts We have been thinking about setting a safe harbor 401(k) plan and have...
05/6/2021

Designing Your 401(k) Plan for Combined Testing

Thousands of 401(k) plans are designed each year to promote savings in the...
04/29/2021

IRS Enforcement Initiatives: It’s Not Paranoia If They’re Really After You

  The IRS generally takes a methodical approach in determining where to focus...
04/15/2021

2020 Retirement Plan Tax Deductions - It's Not Too Late

  Historically, if a company wanted to set up a retirement plan to take...
View all
07/27/2021

Safe Harbor 401(k) Resources

The term "safe harbor" can be a common source of confusion. We're answering all...
07/27/2021

SECURE Act Resources

This page has been developed as a resource to help you understand the Act, and...
07/27/2021

Meet the MEPs: Breaking Down the Regulations

We've broken down the new regulations in depth, and look to what the future may...
07/27/2021

Company Contribution Deposit Deadlines

In this FAQ we review the different deadlines to help you try to make sense of...
View all
07/27/2021

The SECURE Act: A Choose Your Adventure Webinar Event

Pick your session and download it on demand.
07/27/2021

Everything You Want to Know About Cash Balance Plans

This webinar - originally presented on May 14th, 2019 - is now available for...
07/27/2021

Reporting & Disclosure Calendar for 401(k) & Other Defined Contribution Plans

See our web based calendar and download a PDF copy here.
07/27/2021

How To Select Retirement Plan Service Providers eBook

Creating the best team on behalf of your participants doesn't have to be hard....
View all
06/17/2021

When Is the Best Time to Set Up a Safe Harbor 401(K) Plan?

Facts We have been thinking about setting a safe harbor 401(k) plan and have...
03/25/2021

Will Moving My Company Ownership Into a Trust Impact Our 401(K) Plan?

Facts I’ve been working with my personal attorney and financial advisor on some...
03/18/2021

Interesting Compliance Scenarios - 2021 Edition

   Each year, it is interesting to see which compliance scenarios trending....
02/25/2021

Can I Convert a Coronavirus-Related Distribution to a Roth IRA?

Facts We added Coronavirus-Related Distributions (CRDs) to our 401(k) plan in...
View all
08/27/2020

Your Definition of Compensation Isn't in the ERISA Dictionary? We've Got a Fix for That.

Getting creative with the plan’s definition of compensation can be an...
05/28/2020

Retroactively Decided Not to Make Safe Harbor Contributions for Your HCEs? We've Got a Fix (or Two) for That!

If you’ve been with us for a while you’ve heard us say a few things time and...
03/13/2020

When the Grass Isn't Greener with More Plans, There's a Fix for That!

In our last Correction of the Quarter, we looked at related companies setting...
11/21/2019

When More (Plans) Isn't Merrier: We've Got a Fix for That!

Stop us if you’ve heard this one before – a SEP, a SIMPLE, and a 401(k) walk...
View all
07/14/2020

Must I Complete the Upcoming Mandatory Plan Document Restatement Before Terminating My Plan?

Facts I currently sponsor a 401(k) plan for my employees. As I start to...
09/12/2019

Pension Pontifications | Q3 2019

All of us here at DWC thrive on the really geeky stuff, and some of the best...
09/11/2019

Meet the MEPs: Grab Bag

The Department of Labor’s new regulations that expand the availability of...
09/10/2019

What is a Successor Plan and Does It Prevent Me from Starting a New 401(k) Plan?

Facts My company used to sponsor a 401(k) plan for my employees.  Due to an...
View all