Retirement Services

401(k) Plans

A retirement plan that accepts employee contributions, and oftentimes matches them, 401(k) plans come in many shapes and sizes. Traditional, tax-deferred 401(k) contributions are made before income taxes are applied, and earnings and contributions are not taxable until they are withdrawn. Roth 401(k) contributions are made with after-tax dollars, but withdrawals, including earnings, are tax-free if certain conditions are met.

Advantages
  • Participant deferral of current income taxes is available or pre-payment of income taxes when using the Roth option
  • Automatic Contribution Arrangement feature is available
  • Elective Automatic Contribution Arrangements have six months after plan year-end to complete testing
  • Elective Automatic Contribution Arrangements have a 90-day window to return automatic deferral contributions to participants who failed to opt out of the plan
Eligibility
  • All taxable businesses and tax-exempt organizations (excluding government entities) may establish 401(k) Plans
  • Any employee with 1,000 hours of service within one year and who is age 21 or older must be covered; exclusions are permitted for certain employees
Maximum total plan contribution that the employer may deduct

25% of total eligible payroll (maximum eligible pay per participant is $275,000) plus the amount of elective deferrals contributed

Maximum annual allocation to participant’s account

100% of participant’s total pay or $55,0001, whichever is less

Maximum annual participant deferral (cannot exceed 100% of pay)

Up to $18,5002; catch-up contribution of $6,000 if age 50 or older. Annual participant deferral can be before-tax, Roth after-tax or both, depending on plan terms

Required employer contribution

Discretionary, unless the plan is top heavy3

 

Drop in one of our branch locations or call our One Call Center at (800) 827-4522 for more information or to open an account.


1 The DC annual additions limit is effective for limitation years ending in the calendar year. The dollar limit is increased by the amount of the applicable catch-up contribution.
2 Salary deferrals into other qualified retirement plans count toward the $18,000 personal annual maximum contribution amount.
3 A plan is top-heavy if, on the determination date, the total value of the accounts of all key employees is greater than 60% of the total value of the accounts of all employees.

 

Investment products are not deposits or obligations of, or guaranteed by Lake City Bank or any other bank, are not insured or guaranteed by the FDIC or any governmental agency and are subject to investment risks, including possible loss of principal invested. Past performance is not a guarantee of future results.

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