General information

403(b) Guide for Public School Systems (PDF)

Be prepared for 403(b) plan audits by the IRS

The IRS has stepped up 403(b) plan audit activity in the past several years. Are you ready if they contact you?  Coping with IRS 403(b) Audits (PDF) can help you prepare in case the IRS comes calling. It includes information on what documents to keep on hand and the top issues IRS examiners look for.

Universal Availability Notices

Information for you, as plan sponsor, about the need to provide Universal Availability Notices:

Sample Universal Availability Notice (PDF)

Sample Universal Availability Notice in Spanish (PDF)

Voya is proud to contribute 403(b) Regulations education and expertise to education associations.

To see more, please visit these association websites:

Contact us to request that a Voya representative get in touch with you to provide you with more information about the final regulations.

These materials are not intended to be used to avoid tax penalties, and were prepared to support the promotion or marketing of the matter addressed in this document. The taxpayer should seek advice from an independent tax advisor.

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