Automatic Enrollment

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Definition: Automatic Enrollment

Automatic Enrollment

Full Definition of Automatic Enrollment

Enrollment of an employee in a 401K or similar retirement plan without a choice on the part of the employee. The IRS allows employers to automatically deduct a fixed percentage from an employee’s wages for a qualified plan unless the employee chooses to contribute nothing or a different amount.

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Definition Sources

Definitions for Automatic Enrollment 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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