Active Participant

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Definition: Active Participant

Active Participant

Full Definition of Active Participant

An individual who participates in a retirement plan sponsored either by his/her employer or, if self-employed, by himself or herself. A person would be considered an active participant if his/her account balance in the retirement plan has received any contributions at all in a given year.

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Modern Language Association (MLA):
Active Participant. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd.
December 02, 2021
Chicago Manual of Style (CMS):
Active Participant. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. (accessed: December 02, 2021).
American Psychological Association (APA):
Active Participant. Retrieved December 02, 2021
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Definition Sources

Definitions for Active Participant are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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