Practical Guide to 401(k) Plans Now Available on CCH Internet Research NetWork

(RIVERWOODS, ILL., April 16, 2007) – With the requirements applicable to 401(k) plans changing on a daily basis, pension and benefits professionals need timely information and advice to keep their plans on solid ground. CCH’s Practical Guide to 401(k) Plans is a one-stop source for updated, accurate information and thorough analysis delivered on the convenient online platform of the CCH Internet Research NetWork. CCH is a leading provider of pension, benefits, tax and accounting law information, software and services and part of Wolters Kluwer Law & Business (

“Today, 401(k) plans are the number one employer-provided retirement vehicle,” said Brian Hodge, CCH product manager. “With growing popularity and more stringent rules and regulations in place, the Practical Guide to 401(k) Plans helps professionals stay on top of it all.”

Comprehensive, Up-to-date Content

From detailed data on the many new rules implemented by the Pension Protection Act of 2006 to expert guidance and analysis by leading 401(k) practitioners, the Practical Guide to 401(k) Plans provides the information and guidance professionals need to successfully administer and manage 401(k) plans. The Guide contains continually updated editorial explanations; practical advice and compliance tips; time-saving sample charts, checklists and plan documents; and links to primary source materials.

This comprehensive Guide is a user-friendly online resource that’s easy to navigate and explore. It features essential topics, including:

  • General 401(k) rules;
  • 401(k) documents;
  • Qualification rules;
  • Automatic enrollment;
  • Vesting requirements;
  • Top-heavy plan rules;
  • Elective deferrals to 401(k) plans;
  • Distributions and loans;
  • Limits on annual additions;
  • Tax treatments and employer contributions;
  • Highly compensated employees;
  • Minimum coverage rules;
  • Rollover rules;
  • Nondiscrimination requirements;
  • Safe harbor plans;
  • Reporting and disclosure requirements;
  • Plan fees;
  • Termination of 401(k) plans;
  • Automatic enrollment; and more.

The Practical Guide to 401(k) Plans is updated monthly to ensure that subscribers are up to date on the latest regulations and requirements. Subscribers will also receive a monthly newsletter with expanded content, summaries of the latest developments and a full overview of industry news.

For More Information

For more information or to subscribe to CCH’s Practical Guide to 401(k) Plans, call CCH at 800-248-3248, or visit

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