Deadline Reminders for Calendar Year Defined Benefit Retirement Plans

Apr
30
Fri
2021
PBGC Annual Funding Notice
Apr 30 all-day

PBGC Annual Funding Notice must be disbursed to participants (large plans) (DB Plans)

PBGC Reportable Event
Apr 30 all-day

PBGC Reportable Event (DB Plans)

Jul
15
Thu
2021
Q2 Contribution Installment
Jul 15 all-day

Second quarter contribution installment for current year, if applicable (DB Plans)

Jul
31
Sat
2021
File Form 5500
Jul 31 all-day

Initial filing deadline for Form 5500 (or extend using Form 5558)

Sep
15
Wed
2021
Contribution Due for Minimum Funding
Sep 15 all-day

Contribution due for minimum funding

Employer Contributions Due
Sep 15 all-day

Employer contributions are due by the tax filing date plus extensions but no later than 9/15 (All DB Plans)

Sep
30
Thu
2021
AFTAP Must be Certified
Sep 30 all-day

Adjusted Funding Target Attainment Percentage (AFTAP) must be certified (DB Plans)

Summary Annual Report to Participants
Sep 30 all-day

Summary Annual Report (SAR) must be disbursed to participants if Form 5500’s were not extended (All Non‐extended Plans not covered by the PBGC)

Oct
15
Fri
2021
File Extended Form 5500
Oct 15 all-day

Extended Form 5500 must be filed (All Plans)

PBGC Annual Comprehensive Premium Filing
Oct 15 all-day

Filing deadline for PBGC Annual Comprehensive Premium Filing (Midsize DB Plans & Variable Rate Large DB Plans)

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