Fidelity's Savings Investment Match Plan for Employees (SIMPLE IRA) makes it easier for self-employed individuals and small businesses with 100 or fewer employees to offer tax-advantaged retirement plans.
Funded by employer contributions and elective employee salary deferrals
For current tax year: Set up and notify employees by October 1.2
Certain annual employee notifications must be made.
No plan tax filings with the IRS are required.
Required minimum distributions starting at age 70½
10% early withdrawal penalty (25% for first two years of plan participation) if under age 59½, subject to certain exceptions
Include a wide range of mutual funds, stocks, bonds, ETFs, and FDIC-insured CDs
Only certain fund families have mutual funds that are eligible investments for SIMPLE IRAs with no minimum initial investment requirement.
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No account fees and no minimum to open an account3