Deadline Reminders for Calendar Year Defined Contribution Retirement Plans

Dec
1
Sun
2019
Safe Harbor Notice
Dec 1 all-day

Safe Harbor Notice (and Contingent Notice for 3% safe harbor contribution, if applicable)

Dec
15
Sun
2019
Summary Annual Report to Participants
Dec 15 all-day

Summary Annual Report (SAR) must be disbursed to participants if Form 5500’s were extended (All Extended Plans)

Dec
31
Tue
2019
New Plan Establishment
Dec 31 all-day

Plan establishment due date if a new plan is desired (Plan must be establish by fiscal year end)

Jan
31
Fri
2020
File Form 945
Jan 31 all-day

Form 945 must be filed (1/31 if taxes are due or 2/10 if taxes timely paid) (All Plans)

Form 1099-R to Participants
Jan 31 all-day

Form 1099-R must be sent to participants who received distributions during the prior calendar year (All Plans)

Feb
28
Fri
2020
Form 1099-R to IRS (Paper Filing)
Feb 28 all-day

If filing a paper copy of Form 1099-R, it must be filed by the last day of February

Mar
15
Sun
2020
Corrective Distributions for Failed ADP/ACP Tests
Mar 15 all-day

Corrective distributions for failed ADP/ACP tests (401(k) Plans)

Mar
31
Tue
2020
Form 1099-R to IRS (Electronic Filing)
Mar 31 all-day

If filing an electronic version of Form 1099-R, it must be filed by the last day of March

Apr
15
Wed
2020
Corrective Distributions to Exceeding Deferral Limits
Apr 15 all-day

Corrective distributions to participants who deferred more than the maximum 401(k) limit (401(k) Plans)

Sep
15
Tue
2020
Employer Contributions Due
Sep 15 all-day

Employer contributions are due by the tax filing date plus tax return extensions (All Plans)

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