Making ends meet and saving for retirement at the same time can be a challenge for today’s employees. Many don’t have a plan or haven’t saved even a fraction of what they would need to retire comfortably. We aim to fix that.
As a business owner, you can help start your employees on a path to a better future. A Simply Retirement by Principal® 401(k) plan is an easy way for them to save money now with the potential to have it grow over the years so they can enjoy retirement.
Setting up a workplace retirement plan isn’t something you do every day. We get it. Maybe you aren’t even sure where to start. Simply Retirement by Principal® makes it easy to learn more about retirement plans and what’s involved. And when you’re ready, you can use our planner to see what a plan might look like for your business and estimate costs.
Take advantage of SECURE Act 2.0 tax credits to help offset up to 100% of The benefits of the SECURE Act 2.0.your first three years of plan startup costs.
Set up your plan 100% online, where and when it’s convenient for you—or call if you have questions. We’ve streamlined the investment selection and simplified the paperwork, too.
The low, flat-fee recordkeeping pricing makes a 401(k) plan affordable for small businesses. It’s a straightforward cost you can plan for each month.
After you purchase your plan, you’ll enroll your employees through the Ubiquity Retirement + Savings® platform—used by thousands of small businesses across the U.S.
Ubiquity’s user-friendly dashboard will help you manage your plan and save time with features like automated notifications and payroll integration.
Take advantage of SECURE Act 2.0 tax credits to help offset your first three years of plan *The benefits of the SECURE Act 2.0.
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Recordkeeping fee will be billed to business owners quarterly ($435 plus per-participant fees). Pricing shown applies when working with a third party administrator (TPA). With bundled pricing, the recordkeeping fee is $185 per month ($555 billed quarterly) plus per-participant fees. Custodial fees, investment fees, and financial professional and TPA fees (if applicable) are additional.
Still have questions?
We have answers.
What are the tax benefits for starting a new 401(k) plan?
A new enhancement was made to the tax credits intended to help cover the costs for small employers that choose to offer new defined contribution plans. Small employers with 50 or fewer employees can now count 100% (maximum $5,000 a year) of their qualified plan expenses toward the tax credit calculation, allowing more employers the ability to maximize theBenefits of the SECURE Act 2.0
What is a 401(k) plan, and how does it compare?
401(k) plans allow employees to set aside a portion of their pay, typically before taxes. Employers can make contributions to the employees’ retirement plan if they choose.401(k) plan details
What’s involved in managing a 401(k) plan?
The program automates many of the tasks required, but you’ll still have a few basic responsibilities as the plan administrator. Here’s what you need to know.Retirement plan basics
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Start-up tax credit modification: Small employers with 50 or fewer employees may apply 100% of qualified start-up costs towards the tax credit formula (up to $5,000 per year).
New tax credit for start-up plans offering employer contributions: A tax credit equal to the applicable percentage of employer contributions, capped at a maximum of $1,000 per employee.
1st and 2nd year = 100%, 3rd year = 75%, 4th year = 50%, 5th year = 25%, 6th year = 0%
No contributions may be counted for employees with wages in excess of $100,000 (inflation adjusted). If taking advantage of this tax credit, employer contributions may not also be counted towards “start-up costs” in the start-up tax credit calculation.
*Recordkeeping-fee:Pricing shown applies when working with a TPA. Bundled pricing is a $500 initial setup fee, then $185 per month. Fees paid by the business owner are billed quarterly. Fees paid by participants are deducted monthly from participant accounts. Participant fees are charged if there is a $100 account balance, regardless of whether the participant is active or inactive. Custodial and investment fees are charged against participating employees’ accounts (those vary by investment and range from 0.03% - 0.86%, as of December 31, 2022). If the business owner chooses to work with a financial professional and/or TPA, their fees are also additional and may be billed to the business owner. Financial professional fees may be deducted from participant accounts.
*What’s included: Plan costs are billed quarterly. Custodial and investment fees are charged against participating employees’ accounts (those vary by investment and range from 0.03% to 0.86%, as of December 31, 2022). If the business owner chooses to work with a financial professional and/or TPA, their fees are separate and may be billed to the business owner. Financial professional fees may be deducted from participant accounts.
*Principal: As of December 31, 2022