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Compliance

Calendar

Sponsoring a retirement plan is a lot of responsibility to remain compliant with the DOL and IRS.

To avoid fines or penalties, we provide Plan Sponsors with our interactive compliance calendar to track your company’s required filings, due dates and other related details.

The calendar can be customized based on your plan and follows your plan’s fiscal year.  Select the fiscal year filing for your plan and download the calendar to help you keep things simple and your plan compliant.

Compliance

Calendar

Please note that the information contained in this calendar is to be used only as reminders of important dates and not as legal or tax advice. It should not be deemed, relied upon or considered for purposes of avoiding any federal tax penalties. If you need financial advice, please contact Trinity Pension Consultants, Inc.

Dec 31 - Plan Year End

Deadline Plan Activity Category
January 31 Provide year-end employee census data to Trinity Pension Consultants, Inc. Deadline
March 15 Deadline for Actual Deferral Percentage (ADP) and/or Actual Contribution Percentage (ACP) refund. Compliance Testing
April 1 Deadline for first time Required Minimum Distribution Distributions
April 15 Deadline to return 402(g) excess deferrals to participants from the prior plan year.
Deadline, without extension, to deposit the prior year employer contributions for C-Corporations with fiscal year end 12/31.
Compliance Testing / Funding
July 31 Filing deadline for IRS Form 5500 (Applicable for Plans not put on extension). Filing
September 15 Deadline, with extension, to deposit the prior year employer contributions for Partnerships with fiscal year end 12/31.
Deadline, without extension, to deposit the prior year employer contributions for C-Corporations with fiscal year end 12/31.
Funding
September 30 Deadline for distributing Summary Annual Report if IRS form 5500 was not extended. Notices
October 15 Deadline for filing the IRS Form 5500 (Applicable with filed Extension). Filing
December 1 Deadline to provide annual participant notices as applicable to the Plan (Safe Harbor, Qualified Default Investment Alternative (QDIA), Automatic Enrollment & 404a5 Fee Disclosure). Notices
December 15 Deadline for distributing Summary Annual Report if IRS form 5500 was extended. Notices

Jan 31 - Plan Year End

Deadline Plan Activity Category
January 1 Deadline to provide annual participant notices as applicable to the Plan(Safe Harbor, Qualified Default Investment Alternative(QDIA), Automatic Enrollment & 404a5 Fee Disclosure). Notices
January 15 Deadline for distributing Summary Annual Report if IRS form 5500 was extended. Notices
February 28 Provide year-end employee census data to Trinity Pension Consultants, Inc. Deadline
April 1 Deadline for first time Required Minimum Distribution. Distributions
April 15 Deadline for Actual Deferral Percentage(ADP) and/or Actual Contribution Percentage(ACP) refund.
Deadline to return 402(g) excess deferrals to participants from the prior plan year.
Deadline, without extension, to deposit the prior year employer contributions for Partnerships with fiscal year end 1/31.
Compliance Testing, Funding
May 15 Deadline, without extension, to deposit the prior year employer contributions for C-Corporations with fiscal year end 1/31. Funding
August 31 Filing deadline for IRS Form 5500 (Applicable for Plans not put on extension). Filing
October 15 Deadline, with extension, to deposit the prior year employer contributions for Partnerships with fiscal year end 1/31. Funding
October 31 Deadline for distributing Summary Annual Report if IRS form 5500 was not extended. Notices
November 15 Deadline, with extension, to deposit the prior year employer contributions for C-Corporations with fiscal year end 1/31.
Deadline for filing the IRS Form 5500 (Applicable with filed Extension).
Funding, Filing

Feb 28 - Plan Year End

Deadline Plan Activity Category
February 1 Deadline to provide annual participant notices as applicable to the Plan (Safe Harbor, Qualified Default Investment Alternative(QDIA), Automatic Enrollment & 404a5 Fee Disclosure). Notices
February 15 Deadline for distributing Summary Annual Report if IRS form 5500 was extended. Notices
March 31 Provide year-end employee census data to Trinity Pension Consultants, Inc. Deadline
April 1 Deadline for first time Required Minimum Distribution. Distributions
April 15 Deadline to return 402(g) excess deferrals to participants from the prior plan year. Compliance Testing
May 15 Deadline for Actual Deferral Percentage (ADP) and/or Actual Contribution Percentage (ACP) refund.
Deadline, without extension, to deposit the prior year employer contributions for Partnerships with fiscal year end 2/28.
Compliance Testing, Funding
June 15 Deadline, without extension, to deposit the prior year employer contributions for C-Corporations with fiscal year end 2/28. Funding
September 30 Filing deadline for IRS Form 5500 (Applicable for Plans not put on extension). Filing
November 15 Deadline, with extension, to deposit the prior year employer contributions for Partnerships with fiscal year end 2/28. Funding
November 30 Deadline for distributing Summary Annual Report if IRS form 5500 was not extended. Notices
December 15 Deadline, with extension, to deposit the prior year employer contributions for C-Corporations with fiscal year end 2/28.
Deadline for filing the IRS Form 5500 (Applicable with filed Extension).
Filing

Mar 31 - Plan Year End

Deadline Plan Activity Category
January 15 Deadline for filing the IRS Form 5500 (applicable with filed Extension).
Deadline, with extension, to deposit the prior year employer contributions for C-Corporations with fiscal year end 3/31.
Filing, Funding
March 1 Deadline to provide annual participant notices as applicable to the Plan (Safe Harbor, Qualified Default Investment Alternative (QDIA), Automatic Enrollment & 404a5 Fee Disclosure). Notices
March 15 Deadline for distributing Summary Annual Report if IRS form 5500 was extended. Notices
April 1 Deadline for first time Required Minimum Distribution. Distributions
April 15 Deadline to return 402(g) excess deferrals to participants from the prior plan year. Compliance Testing
April 30 Provide year-end employee census data to Trinity Pension Consultants, Inc. Deadline
June 15 Deadline for Actual Deferral Percentage (ADP) and/or Actual Contribution Percentage (ACP) refund.
Deadline, without extension, to deposit the prior year employer contributions for Partnerships with fiscal year end 3/31.
Compliance Testing, Funding
July 15 Deadline, without extension, to deposit the prior year employer contributions for C-Corporations with fiscal year end 3/31. Funding
October 31 Filing deadline for IRS Form 5500 (Applicable for Plans not put on extension). Filing
December 15 Deadline, with extension, to deposit the prior year employer contributions for Partnerships with fiscal year end 3/31. Notices
December 31 Deadline for distributing Summary Annual Report if IRS form 5500 was not extended. Notices

Apr 30 - Plan Year End

Deadline Plan Activity Category
January 15 Deadline, with extension, to deposit the prior year employer contributions for Partnerships with fiscal year end 4/30. Funding
January 31 Deadline for distributing Summary Annual Report if IRS form 5500 wass not extended Notices
February 15 Deadline for filing the IRS Form 5500 (Applicable with filed Extension).
Deadline, with extension, to deposit the prior year employer contributions for C-Corporations with fiscal year end 4/30.
Filing, Funding
April 1 Deadline to provide annual participant notices as applicable to the Plan (Safe Harbor, Qualified Default Investment Alternative (QDIA), Automatic Enrollment & 404a5 Fee Disclosure).
Deadline for first time Required Minimum Distribution
Notices, Distributions
April 15 Deadline for distributing Summary Annual Report if IRS form 5500 was extended.
Deadline to return 402(g) excess deferrals to participants from the prior plan year.
Notices, Compliance Testing
May 31 Provide year-end employee census data to Trinity Pension Consultants, Inc. Deadline
July 15 Deadline for Actual Deferral Percentage (ADP) and/or Actual Contribution Percentage (ACP) refund.
Deadline, without extension, to deposit the prior year employer contributions for Partnerships with fiscal year end 4/30.
Compliance Testing, Funding
August 15 Deadline, without extension, to deposit the prior year employer contributions for C-Corporations with fiscal year end 4/30. Funding
November 30 Filing deadline for IRS Form 5500 (Applicable for Plans not put on extension). Filing

May 31 - Plan Year End

Deadline Plan Activity Category
February 15 Deadline, with extension, to deposit the prior year employer contributions for Partnerships with fiscal year end 5/31. Funding
February 28 Deadline for distributing Summary Annual Report if IRS form 5500 wass not extended Notices
March 15 Deadline for filing the IRS Form 5500 (Applicable with filed Extension).
Deadline, with extension, to deposit the prior year employer contributions for C-Corporations with fiscal year end 5/31.
Filing, Funding
April 1 Deadline for first time Required Minimum Distribution. Distributions
April 15 Deadline to return 402(g) excess deferrals to participants from the prior plan year. Compliance Testing
May 1 Deadline to provide annual participant notices as applicable to the Plan (Safe Harbor, Qualified Default Investment Alternative (QDIA), Automatic Enrollment & 404a5 Fee Disclosure). Notices
May 15 Deadline for distributing Summary Annual Report if IRS form 5500 was extended. Notices
June 30 Provide year-end employee census data to Trinity Pension Consultants, Inc. Deadline
August 15 Deadline for Actual Deferral Percentage (ADP) and/or Actual Contribution Percentage (ACP) refund.
Deadline, without extension, to deposit the prior year employer contributions for Partnerships with fiscal year end 5/31.
Compliance Testing, Funding
September 15 Deadline, without extension, to deposit the prior year employer contributions for C-Corporations with fiscal year end 5/31. Funding
December 31 Filing deadline for IRS Form 5500 (Applicable for Plans not put on extension). Filing

Jun 30 - Plan Year End

Deadline Plan Activity Category
January 30 Filing deadline for IRS Form 5500 (Applicable for Plans not put on extension). Filing
March 15 Deadline, without extension, to deposit the prior year employer contributions for Partnerships with fiscal year end 6/30. Funding
March 31 Deadline for distributing Summary Annual Report if IRS form 5500 was extended. Notices
April 1 Deadline for first time Required Minimum Distribution. Distributions
April 15 Deadline for filing the IRS Form 5500 (Applicable with filed Extension).
Deadline to return 402(g) excess deferrals to participants from the prior plan year.
Deadline, with extension, to deposit the prior year employer contributions for C-Corporations with fiscal year end 6/30.
Filing, Compliance Testing, Funding
June 1 Deadline to provide annual participant notices as applicable to the Plan (Safe Harbor, Qualified Default Investment Alternative (QDIA), Automatic Enrollment & 404a5 Fee Disclosure). Notices
June 15 Deadline for distributing Summary Annual Report if IRS form 5500 was extended. Notices
July 31 Provide year-end employee census data to Trinity Pension Consultants, Inc. Deadline
September 15 Deadline for Actual Deferral Percentage (ADP) and/or Actual Contribution Percentage (ACP) refund.
Deadline, without extension, to deposit the prior year employer contributions for Partnerships with fiscal year end 6/30
Deadline, without extension, to deposit the prior year employer contributions for C-Corporations with fiscal year end 6/30.
Compliance Testing, Funding

Jul 31 - Plan Year End

Deadline Plan Activity Category
February 28 Filing deadline for IRS Form 5500 (Applicable for Plans not put on extension). Filing
April 1 Deadline for first time Required Minimum Distribution. Distributions
April 15 Deadline, with extension, to deposit the prior year employer contributions for Partnership with fiscal year end 7/31.
Deadline to return 402(g) excess deferrals to participants from the prior plan year.
Funding, Compliance Testing
April 30 Deadline for distributing Summary Annual Report if IRS form 5500 was not extended Notices
May 15 Deadline for filing the IRS Form 5500 (Applicable with filed Extension). Filing
Deadline, with extension, to deposit the prior year employer contributions for C-Corporations with fiscal year end 7/31.
Filing, Funding
July 1 Deadline to provide annual participant notices as applicable to the Plan (Safe Harbor, Qualified Default Investment Alternative (QDIA), Automatic Enrollment & 404a5 Fee Disclosure). Notices
July 15 Deadline for distributing Summary Annual Report if IRS form 5500 was extended. Notices
August 31 Provide year-end employee census data to Trinity Pension Consultants, Inc. Deadline
October 15 Deadline for Actual Deferral Percentage (ADP) and/or Actual Contribution Percentage (ACP) refund.
Deadline, without extension, to deposit the prior year employer contributions for Partnerships with fiscal year end 7/31.
Compliance Testing, Funding
November 15 Deadline, without extension, to deposit the prior year employer contributions for C-Corporations with fiscal year end 7/31. Funding

Aug 31 - Plan Year End

Deadline Plan Activity Category
March 31 Filing deadline for IRS Form 5500 (Applicable for Plans not put on extension). Filing
April 1 Deadline for first time Required Minimum Distribution. Distributions
April 15 Deadline to return 402(g) excess deferrals to participants from the prior plan year. Compliance Testing
May 15 Deadline, with extension, to deposit the prior year employer contributions for Partnerships with fiscal year end 8/31. Funding
May 31 Deadline for distributing Summary Annual Report if IRS form 5500 was not extended. Notices
June 15 Deadline for filing the IRS Form 5500 (Applicable with filed Extension).
Deadline, with extension, to deposit the prior year employer contributions for C-Corporations with fiscal year end 8/31.
Filing, Funding
August 1 Deadline to provide annual participant notices as applicable to the Plan (Safe Harbor, Qualified Default Investment Alternative (QDIA), Automatic Enrollment & 404a5 Fee Disclosure). Notices
August 15 Deadline for distributing Summary Annual Report if IRS form 5500 was extended. Notices
September 30 Provide year-end employee census data to Trinity Pension Consultants, Inc. Deadline
November 15 Deadline, without extension, to deposit the prior year employer contributions for Partnerships with fiscal year end 8/31.
Deadline for Actual Deferral Percentage (ADP) and/or Actual Contribution Percentage (ACP) refund.
Funding, Compliance Testing
December 15 Deadline, without extension, to deposit the prior year employer contributions for C-Corporations with fiscal year end 8/31. Funding

Sep 30 - Plan Year End

Deadline Plan Activity Category
January 15 Deadline, without extension, to deposit the prior year employer contributions for C-Corporations with fiscal year end 9/30. Funding
April 1 Deadline for first time Required Minimum Distribution. Distributions
April 15 Deadline to return 402(g) excess deferrals to participants from the prior plan year. Compliance Testing
April 30 Filing deadline for IRS Form 5500 (Applicable for Plans not put on extension). Filing
June 15 Deadline, with extension, to deposit the prior year employer contributions for Partnerships with fiscal year end 9/30. Funding
June 30 Deadline for distributing Summary Annual Report if IRS form 5500 was not extended. Notices
July 15 Deadline for filing the IRS Form 5500 (Applicable with filed Extension).
Deadline, with extension, to deposit the prior year employer contributions for C-Corporations with fiscal year end 9/30.
Filing, Funding
September 1 Deadline to provide annual participant notices as applicable to the Plan (Safe Harbor, Qualified Default Investment Alternative (QDIA), Automatic Enrollment & 404a5 Fee Disclosure). Notices
September 15 Deadline for distributing Summary Annual Report if IRS form 5500 was extended. Notices
October 31 Provide year-end employee census data to Trinity Pension Consultants, Inc. Deadline
December 15 Deadline, without extension, to deposit the prior year employer contributions for Partnerships with fiscal year end 9/30.
Deadline for Actual Deferral Percentage (ADP) and/or Actual Contribution Percentage (ACP) refund.
Funding, Compliance Testing

Oct 31 - Plan Year End

Deadline Plan Activity Category
January 15 Deadline for Actual Deferral Percentage (ADP) and/or Actual Contribution Percentage (ACP) refund.
Deadline, without extension, to deposit the prior year employer contributions for Partnerships with fiscal year end 10/31.
Compliance Testing, Funding
February 15 Deadline, without extension, to deposit the prior year employer contributions for C-Corporations with fiscal year end 10/31. Funding
April 1 Deadline for first time Required Minimum Distribution. Distributions
April 15 Deadline to return 402(g) excess deferrals to participants from the prior plan year. Compliance Testing
May 31 Filing deadline for IRS Form 5500 (Applicable for Plans not put on extension). Filing
July 15 Deadline, with extension, to deposit the prior year employer contributions for Partnerships with fiscal year end 10/31. Funding
July 31 Deadline for distributing Summary Annual Report if IRS form 5500 was not extended. Notices
August 15 Deadline for filing the IRS Form 5500 (Applicable with filed Extension).
Deadline, with extension, to deposit the prior year employer contributions for C-Corporations with fiscal year end 10/31.
Filing, Funding
October 1 Deadline to provide annual participant notices as applicable to the Plan (Safe Harbor, Qualified Default Investment Alternative (QDIA), Automatic Enrollment & 404a5 Fee Disclosure). Notices
October 15 Deadline for distributing Summary Annual Report if IRS form 5500 was extended. Notices
November 30 Provide year-end employee census data to Trinity Pension Consultants, Inc. Deadline

Nov 30 - Plan Year End

Deadline Plan Activity Category
February 15 Deadline for Actual Deferral Percentage (ADP) and/or Actual Contribution Percentage (ACP) refund.
Deadline, without extension, to deposit the prior year employer contributions for Partnerships with fiscal year end 11/30.
Compliance Testing, Funding
March 15 Deadline, without extension, to deposit the prior year employer contributions for C-Corporations with fiscal year end 11/30. Funding
April 1 Deadline for first time Required Minimum Distribution. Distributions
April 15 Deadline to return 402(g) excess deferrals to participants from the prior plan year. Compliance Testing
June 30 Filing deadline for IRS Form 5500 (Applicable for Plans not put on extension). Filing
August 15 Deadline, with extension, to deposit the prior year employer contributions for Partnerships with fiscal year end 11/30. Funding
August 31 Deadline for distributing Summary Annual Report if IRS form 5500 was not extended. Notices
September 15 Deadline for filing the IRS Form 5500 (Applicable with filed Extension).
Deadline, with extension, to deposit the prior year employer contributions for C-Corporations with fiscal year end 11/30.
Filing, Funding
November 1 Deadline to provide annual participant notices as applicable to the Plan (Safe Harbor, Qualified Default Investment Alternative (QDIA), Automatic Enrollment & 404a5 Fee Disclosure). Notices
November 15 Deadline for distributing Summary Annual Report if IRS form 5500 was extended. Notices
December 31 Provide year-end employee census data to Trinity Pension Consultants, Inc. Deadline