Jason Underwood CPA, PLLC d/b/a ERISA CPA, a boutique public accounting firm uniquely qualified to provide independent audits of employee benefit plans.

 
 

Does your retirement plan’s Form 5500 require a plan audit and opinion of an independent qualified public accountant? If so, we can help. Our expertise is your resource for meeting this requirement and meeting your fiduciary responsibilities under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA). As your plan auditor, we maintain a current understanding of the Department of Labors (DOL) Rules and Regulations for Reporting and Disclosure under ERISA affecting your plan to assist you in meeting your legal responsibility to file a complete and accurate annual Form 5500 and protecting the financial integrity of your plan. Plan audit services include full and limited scope audits of defined contribution and defined benefit plans including:

  • 401(k)

  • 403(b)

  • Employee Stock Ownership Plans

  • Profit-sharing

  • Money purchase pension

  • Cash balance

 

 
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“We appreciate and value a CPA firm focused only on providing quality employee benefit plan audit and consulting services. Jason Underwood and ERISA CPA provide employee benefit plan expertise and client service that all plan sponsors need.”

— CLIFF HENDREN, CPA, CHFP, VP FINANCE/CFO, ANGEL MEDICAL CENTER


Our Firm

 

ERISA CPA is a boutique CPA firm focused exclusively on performing audits of employee benefit plans subject to the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974.

Our commitment in providing employee benefit plan services throughout the year, combined with our expertise, sets the bar for great client service and sets us apart from traditional CPA firms who perform these services in their "off season" using inexperienced staff.

At ERISA CPA, all plan audits are conducted by an experienced member of the firm. Our approach results in efficient and effective quality plan audits, as well as being a resource to our clients throughout the year.


Services

ERISA PLAN AUDITS

We utilize our experience and customized service approach to ensure your plan receives the highest quality audit with the least amount of interference in your day to day operations.

Plan audit services include full and limited scope audits of defined contribution and defined benefit plans including 401(k) plans, 403(b) plans, employee stock ownership plans, profit-sharing plans, money purchase pension plans and cash balance plans.

 

FORM 5500 PREPARATION

We will prepare and happily assist in electronically filing your annual retirement or health & welfare form.

ERISA PLAN CONSULTING

We do not compete with financial advisors, record keepers, third party administrators or ERISA attorneys, instead we work with retirement plan service providers to assist in meeting your needs. We provide a range of ERISA plan consulting services including:

  • Request for proposals

  • Fee benchmarking

PLAN CORRECTION ASSISTANCE

Operating a benefit plan can be challenging. Should operational failures occur, we can assist you in the process of correcting errors and making the plan whole. We have established relationships with ERISA attorneys should correction require their consultation.

IRS AND DOL NOTICE ASSISTANCE

Our expertise allows us to better decipher Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and Department of Labor (DOL) correspondence and provide assistance with your response.


The Tennessee State Board of Accountacy (TSBA) does not certify individual CPAs or CPA firms as specialists in any area of accounting, likewise Jason Underwood CPA, PLLC, (Tennessee Permit No. 3918) is not certified as an ERISA specialist by the TSBA.