The PSCA said fast eligibility for deferrals is even greater in large companies with 1,000 or more employees, where 85% of companies offer eligibility within 90 days – up from 79% a year earlier.
According to the news release, eligibility periods have improved slightly for company contributions. Some 49% of plans provide eligibility for company matches within the first three months, up a tick from 48% a year earlier. Additionally, 25% of plans provide eligibility for company profit sharing contributions within the first three months – up from 24% last year.
Among plans with 1,000 or more employees, 61% provide eligibility for matching contributions during the initial 90 days and 35% provide eligibility for employer profit sharing contributions during employees’ initial three-month period.
More information about the PSCA is at http://www.psca.org.