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Form 5500 Series

The Department of Labor, Internal Revenue Service, and the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation jointly developed the Form 5500 Series so employee benefit plans could utilize the Form 5500 Series forms to satisfy annual reporting requirements under Title I and Title IV of ERISA and under the Internal Revenue Code.

The Form 5500 Series is an important compliance, research, and disclosure tool for the Department of Labor, a disclosure document for plan participants and beneficiaries, and a source of information and data for use by other Federal agencies, Congress, and the private sector in assessing employee benefit, tax, and economic trends and policies. The Form 5500 Series is part of ERISA's overall reporting and disclosure framework, which is intended to assure that employee benefit plans are operated and managed in accordance with certain prescribed standards and that participants and beneficiaries, as well as regulators, are provided or have access to sufficient information to protect the rights and benefits of participants and beneficiaries under employee benefit plans.

Electronic Filing Requirement

Effective January 1, 2010, all Form 5500 Annual Returns/Reports of Employee Benefit Plan and all Form 5500-SF Short Form Annual Returns/Reports of Small Employee Benefit Plan and any required schedules and attachments, must be completed and filed electronically using EFAST2-approved third-party software or using IFILE. For more information on completing and filing forms electronically through EFAST2, see the EFAST2 FAQs and publications.

You cannot submit a Schedule SSA (Annual Registration Statement for Deferred Vested Participants) to EFAST2, even for delinquent or amended filings for plan years prior to 2009. Form 8955-SSA, Annual Registration Statements for Deferred Vested Participants must instead be filed directly with the Internal Revenue Service. For information on how to submit an annual registration statement for deferred vested participants, see IRS Retirement Plans Community - Form 5500 Corner.

Certain Form 5500-EZ filers may file the Form 5500-SF electronically with EFAST2 rather than filing a paper copy of the Form 5500-EZ with the IRS. For more information, see EFAST2 FAQ 1. For information on how to submit an annual registration statement for deferred vested participants, please see IRS Retirement Plans Community - Form 5500 Corner.

2014 Form 5500 and Form 5500-SF
For Information Purposes Only, Not to be Used for Filing

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Form 5500 Annual Return/Report of Employee Benefit Plan | Instructions

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Form 5500-SF Annual Return/Report of Small Employee Benefit Plan | Instructions

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Schedule A - Insurance Information

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Schedule C - Service Provider Information

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Schedule D - DFE/Participating Plan Information

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Schedule G - Financial Transaction Schedules

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Schedule H - Financial Information

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Schedule I - Financial Information - Small Plan

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Schedule MB - Multiemployer Defined Benefit Plan and Certain Money Purchase Plan Actuarial Information

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Schedule R - Retirement Plan Information

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Schedule SB - Single-Employer Defined Benefit Plan Actuarial Information

2013 Form 5500 and Form 5500-SF
For Information Purposes Only, Not to be Used for Filing

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Form 5500 Annual Return/Report of Employee Benefit Plan | Instructions

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Form 5500-SF Annual Return/Report of Small Employee Benefit Plan | Instructions

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Schedule A - Insurance Information

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Schedule C - Service Provider Information

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Schedule D - DFE/Participating Plan Information

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Schedule G - Financial Transaction Schedules

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Schedule H - Financial Information

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Schedule I - Financial Information - Small Plan

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Schedule MB - Multiemployer Defined Benefit Plan and Certain Money Purchase Plan Actuarial Information

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Schedule R - Retirement Plan Information

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Schedule SB - Single-Employer Defined Benefit Plan Actuarial Information

2012 Form 5500 and Form 5500-SF
For Information Purposes Only, Not to be Used for Filing

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Form 5500 Annual Return/Report of Employee Benefit Plan | Instructions

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Form 5500-SF Annual Return/Report of Small Employee Benefit Plan | Instructions

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Schedule A - Insurance Information

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Schedule C - Service Provider Information

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Schedule D - DFE/Participating Plan Information

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Schedule G - Financial Transaction Schedules

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Schedule H - Financial Information

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Schedule I - Financial Information - Small Plan

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Schedule MB - Multiemployer Defined Benefit Plan and Certain Money Purchase Plan Actuarial Information

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Schedule R - Retirement Plan Information

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Schedule SB - Single-Employer Defined Benefit Plan Actuarial Information (see IRS Notice 2012-61)

2011 Form 5500 and Form 5500-SF
For Information Purposes Only, Not to be Used for Filing

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Form 5500 Annual Return/Report of Employee Benefit Plan | Instructions

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Form 5500-SF Annual Return/Report of Small Employee Benefit Plan | Instructions

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Schedule A - Insurance Information

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Schedule C - Service Provider Information

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Schedule D - DFE/Participating Plan Information

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Schedule G - Financial Transaction Schedules

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Schedule H - Financial Information

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Schedule I - Financial Information - Small Plan

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Schedule MB - Multiemployer Defined Benefit Plan and Certain Money Purchase Plan Actuarial Information

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Schedule R - Retirement Plan Information

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Schedule SB - Single-Employer Defined Benefit Plan Actuarial Information

2010 Form 5500 and Form 5500-SF
For Information Purposes Only, Not to be Used for Filing

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Form 5500 Annual Return/Report of Employee Benefit Plan | Instructions

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Form 5500-SF Annual Return/Report of Small Employee Benefit Plan | Instructions

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Schedule A - Insurance Information

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Schedule C - Service Provider Information

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Schedule D - DFE/Participating Plan Information

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Schedule G - Financial Transaction Schedules

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Schedule H - Financial Information

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Schedule I - Financial Information - Small Plan

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Schedule MB - Multiemployer Defined Benefit Plan and Certain Money Purchase Plan Actuarial Information | Instructions

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Schedule R - Retirement Plan Information

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Schedule SB - Single-Employer Defined Benefit Plan Actuarial Information | Instructions

2009 Form 5500 and Form 5500-SF
See EFAST2 FAQ4 for requirements for electronic filing of delinquent and amended filings with EFAST2

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Form 5500 Annual Return/Report of Employee Benefit Plan | Instructions

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Form 5500-SF Annual Return/Report of Small Employee Benefit Plan | Instructions

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Schedule A - Insurance Information

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Schedule C - Service Provider Information

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Schedule D - DFE/Participating Plan Information

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Schedule G - Financial Transaction Schedules

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Schedule H - Financial Information

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Schedule I - Financial Information - Small Plan

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Schedule MB - Multiemployer Defined Benefit Plan and Certain Money Purchase Plan Actuarial Information

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Schedule R - Retirement Plan Information

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Schedule SB - Single-Employer Defined Benefit Plan Actuarial Information

2008 Form 5500
See EFAST2 FAQ4 for requirements for electronic filing of delinquent and amended filings with EFAST2

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Form 5500 Annual Return/Report of Employee Benefit Plan | Instructions

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Schedule A - Insurance Information

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Schedule C - Service Provider Information

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Schedule D - DFE/Participating Plan Information

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Schedule E - ESOP Annual Information

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Schedule G - Financial Transaction Schedules

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Schedule H - Financial Information

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Schedule I - Financial Information - Small Plan

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Schedule MB - Multiemployer Defined Benefit Plan and Certain Money Purchase Plan Actuarial Information | Notice 1389 Changes for the 2008 Instructions

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Schedule R - Retirement Plan Information | Notice 1388 Changes for the 2008 Instructions

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Schedule SB - Single-Employer Defined Benefit Plan Actuarial Information | Notice 1391 Changes for the 2008 Instructions

2007 Form 5500
See EFAST2 FAQ 4 for requirements for electronic filing of delinquent and amended filings with EFAST2.

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Form 5500 Annual Return/Report of Employee Benefit Plan | Instructions

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Schedule A - Insurance Information

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Schedule B - Actuarial Information

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Schedule C - Service Provider Information

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Schedule D - DFE/Participating Plan Information

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Schedule E - ESOP Annual Information

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Schedule G - Financial Transaction Schedules

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Schedule H - Financial Information

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Schedule I - Financial Information - Small Plan

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Schedule R - Retirement Plan Information

2006 Form 5500
See EFAST2 FAQ 4 for requirements for electronic filing of delinquent and amended filings with EFAST2.

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Form 5500 Annual Return/Report of Employee Benefit Plan | Instructions

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Schedule A - Insurance Information

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Schedule B - Actuarial Information

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Schedule C - Service Provider Information

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Schedule D - DFE/Participating Plan Information

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Schedule E - ESOP Annual Information

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Schedule G - Financial Transaction Schedules

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Schedule H - Financial Information

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Schedule I - Financial Information - Small Plan

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Schedule R - Retirement Plan Information

2005 Form 5500
See EFAST2 FAQ 4 for requirements for electronic filing of delinquent and amended filings with EFAST2.

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Form 5500 Annual Return/Report of Employee Benefit Plan | Instructions

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Schedule A - Insurance Information

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Schedule B - Actuarial Information

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Schedule C - Service Provider Information

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Schedule D - DFE/Participating Plan Information

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Schedule E - ESOP Annual Information

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Schedule G - Financial Transaction Schedules

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Schedule H - Financial Information

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Schedule I - Financial Information - Small Plan

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Schedule P - Annual Return of Fiduciary of Employee Benefit Trust

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Schedule R - Retirement Plan Information

2004 Form 5500
See EFAST2 FAQ 4 for requirements for electronic filing of delinquent and amended filings with EFAST2.

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Form 5500 Annual Return/Report of Employee Benefit Plan | Instructions

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Schedule A - Insurance Information

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Schedule B - Actuarial Information

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Schedule C - Service Provider Information

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Schedule D - DFE/Participating Plan Information

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Schedule E - ESOP Annual Information

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Schedule G - Financial Transaction Schedules

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Schedule H - Financial Information

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Schedule I - Financial Information - Small Plan

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Schedule P - Annual Return of Fiduciary of Employee Benefit Trust

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Schedule R - Retirement Plan Information

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Schedule T - Qualified Pension Plan Coverage Information

2003 Form 5500
See EFAST2 FAQ 4 for requirements for electronic filing of delinquent and amended filings with EFAST2.

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Form 5500 Annual Return/Report of Employee Benefit Plan | Instructions

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Schedule A - Insurance Information

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Schedule B - Actuarial Information

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Schedule C - Service Provider Information

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Schedule D - DFE/Participating Plan Information

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Schedule E - ESOP Annual Information

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Schedule G - Financial Transaction Schedules

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Schedule H - Financial Information

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Schedule I - Financial Information - Small Plan

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Schedule P - Annual Return of Fiduciary of Employee Benefit Trust

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Schedule R - Retirement Plan Information

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Schedule T - Qualified Pension Plan Coverage Information

2002 Form 5500
See EFAST2 FAQ 4 for requirements for electronic filing of delinquent and amended filings with EFAST2.

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Form 5500 Annual Return/Report of Employee Benefit Plan | Instructions

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Schedule A - Insurance Information

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Schedule B - Actuarial Information

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Schedule C - Service Provider Information

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Schedule D - DFE/Participating Plan Information

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Schedule E - ESOP Annual Information

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Schedule G - Financial Transaction Schedules

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Schedule H - Financial Information

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Schedule I - Financial Information - Small Plan

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Schedule P - Annual Return of Fiduciary of Employee Benefit Trust

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Schedule R - Retirement Plan Information

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Schedule T - Qualified Pension Plan Coverage Information

2001 Form 5500
See EFAST2 FAQ 4 for requirements for electronic filing of delinquent and amended filings with EFAST2.

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Form 5500 Annual Return/Report of Employee Benefit Plan | Instructions

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Schedule A - Insurance Information

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Schedule B - Actuarial Information

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Schedule C - Service Provider Information

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Schedule D - DFE/Participating Plan Information

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Schedule E - ESOP Annual Information

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Schedule F - Fringe Benefit Plan Annual Information Return

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Schedule G - Financial Transaction Schedules

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Schedule H - Financial Information

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Schedule I - Financial Information - Small Plan

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Schedule P - Annual Return of Fiduciary of Employee Benefit Trust

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Schedule R - Retirement Plan Information

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Schedule T - Qualified Pension Plan Coverage Information

2000 Form 5500
See EFAST2 FAQ 4 for requirements for electronic filing of delinquent and amended filings with EFAST2.

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Form 5500 Annual Return/Report of Employee Benefit Plan | Instructions

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Schedule A - Insurance Information

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Schedule B - Actuarial Information

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Schedule C - Service Provider Information

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Schedule D - DFE/Participating Plan Information

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Schedule E - ESOP Annual Information

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Schedule F - Fringe Benefit Plan Annual Information Return

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Schedule G - Financial Transaction Schedules

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Schedule H - Financial Information

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Schedule I - Financial Information - Small Plan

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Schedule P - Annual Return of Fiduciary of Employee Benefit Trust

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Schedule R - Retirement Plan Information

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Schedule T - Qualified Pension Plan Coverage Information

1999 Form 5500
See EFAST2 FAQ 4 for requirements for electronic filing of delinquent and amended filings with EFAST2.

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Form 5500 Annual Return/Report of Employee Benefit Plan | Instructions

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Schedule A - Insurance Information

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Schedule B - Actuarial Information

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Schedule C - Service Provider Information

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Schedule D - DFE/Participating Plan Information

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Schedule E - ESOP Annual Information

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Schedule F - Fringe Benefit Plan Annual Information Return

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Schedule G - Financial Transaction Schedules

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Schedule H - Financial Information

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Schedule I - Financial Information - Small Plan

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Schedule P - Annual Return of Fiduciary of Employee Benefit Trust

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Schedule R - Retirement Plan Information

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Schedule T - Qualified Pension Plan Coverage Information

1998 Form 5500
See EFAST2 FAQ 4 for requirements for electronic filing of delinquent and amended filings with EFAST2.

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Form 5500 Annual Return/Report of Employee Benefit Plan | Instructions

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5500-C/R - Return/Report of Employee Benefit Plan | Instructions

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Schedule A - Insurance Information

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Schedule B - Actuarial Information | Instructions

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Schedule C - Service Provider and Trustee Information

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Schedule E - ESOP Annual Information

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Schedule F - Fringe Benefit Plan Annual Information Return

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Schedule G - Financial Schedules

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Schedule P - Annual Return of Fiduciary of Employee Benefit Trust

1997 Form 5500
See EFAST2 FAQ 4 for requirements for electronic filing of delinquent and amended filings with EFAST2.

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Form 5500 Annual Return/Report of Employee Benefit Plan | Instructions

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5500-C/R - Return/Report of Employee Benefit Plan | Instructions

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Schedule A - Insurance Information

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Schedule B - Actuarial Information | Instructions

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Schedule C - Service Provider and Trustee Information

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Schedule E - ESOP Annual Information

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Schedule F - Fringe Benefit Plan Annual Information Return

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Schedule G - Financial Schedules

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Schedule P - Annual Return of Fiduciary of Employee Benefit Trust

1996 Form 5500
See EFAST2 FAQ 4 for requirements for electronic filing of delinquent and amended filings with EFAST2.

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Form 5500 Annual Return/Report of Employee Benefit Plan | Instructions

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5500-C/R - Return/Report of Employee Benefit Plan | Instructions

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Schedule A - Insurance Information

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Schedule B - Actuarial Information | Instructions

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Schedule C - Service Provider and Trustee Information

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Schedule E - ESOP Annual Information

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Schedule F - Fringe Benefit Plan Annual Information Return

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Schedule G - Financial Schedules

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Schedule P - Annual Return of Fiduciary of Employee Benefit Trust

1995 Form 5500
See EFAST2 FAQ 4 for requirements for electronic filing of delinquent and amended filings with EFAST2.

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Form 5500 Annual Return/Report of Employee Benefit Plan | Instructions

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5500-C/R - Return/Report of Employee Benefit Plan | Instructions

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Schedule A - Insurance Information

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Schedule B - Actuarial Information | Instructions

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Schedule C - Service Provider and Trustee Information

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Schedule E - ESOP Annual Information

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Schedule F - Fringe Benefit Plan Annual Information Return

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Schedule G - Financial Schedules

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Schedule P - Annual Return of Fiduciary of Employee Benefit Trust