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Overview

Plan Information

  • Plan Year01/01/2015 — 12/31/2015
  • Date of Plan01/01/1994
  • Net Assets as of 12/31/2015 $31,881,650
  • Plan Number1
  • Plan Type Single Employer
  • Is the plan collectively bargained? No
  • Did the plan file for an extension of time or the DFVC Program?Yes
  • Plan Funding ArrangementInsurance Trust
  • Plan Benefit Arrangement Trust

Participant Information as of 12/31/2015

  • Active (Eligible) Participants221
  • Retired or separated participants receiving benefits0
  • Other retired or separated participants entitled to future benefits259
  • Subtotal480
  • Deceased participants whose beneficiaries are receiving or are entitled to receive benefits0
  • Total480
  • Total number of participants as of 01/01/2015457
  • Number of participants with account balances472
  • Number of participants that terminated employment during the plan year with accrued benefits that were less than 100% vested8

Expenses

  • Total Benefit Payments$0
  • Corrective Distributions$0
  • Administrative Service Providers$0
  • Other Expenses$0
  • Total Expenses$0
  • Total Transfers$0

Sponsor Information

  • Address1005 Gravenstein Highway North
  • CitySebastopol
  • StateCA
  • Zip95472
  • Telephone(707) 829-0515
  • EIN04-2789763
  • Industry Code511190

Audit Information

  • Audit StatusAudited
  • AuditorMoss Adams
  • Auditor EIN91-0189318
  • Audit Opinion Disclaimer
  • Audit TypeLimited Scope Audit

Benefits Provided Under the Plan

Code Benefit Description
2E Profit-sharing A defined contribution plan that allows employer discretionary contributions. These plans often contain a 401(k) feature.
2F ERISA section 404(c) Plan This plan, or any part of it is intended to meet the conditions of 29 CFR 2550.404c-1.
2G Total participant-directed account plan Participants have the opportunity to direct the investment of all the assets allocated to their individual accounts, regardless of whether 29 CFR 2550.404c-1 is intended to be met.
2J Code section 401(k) feature A cash or deferred arrangement described in Code section 401(k) that is part of a qualified defined contribution plan that provides for an election by employees to defer part of their compensation or receive these amounts in cash.
2K Code section 401(m) arrangement Employee contributions are allocated to separate accounts under the plan or employer contributions are based, in whole or in part, on employee deferrals or contributions to the plan. Not applicable if plan is 401(k) plan with only QNECs and/or QMACs. Also not applicable if Code section 403(b)(1), 403(b)(7) or 408 arrangements/accounts/annuities.
2T Participant-directed Account Total or partial participant-directed account plan - plan uses default investment account for participants who fail to direct assets in their account.
3D Master plan A pension plan that is made available by a sponsor for adoption by employers; that is the subject of a favorable opinion letter; and for which a single funding medium (for example, a trust or custodial account) is established for the joint use of all adopting employers.
3H Controlled Group Plan sponsor(s) is (are) a member(s) of a controlled group (Code sections 414(b), (c), or (m)).

Questions and Answers

Question Answer Amount
During the plan year did the employer fail to transmit to the plan any participant contributions within the time period described in 29 CFT 2510.3-102? No
Were any loans by the plan or fixed income obligations due the plan in default as of the close of plan year or classified during the year as uncollectible? Disregard participant loans secured by participant's account balance. No
Were any leases to which the plan was a party in default or classified during the year as uncollectible? No
Were there any nonexempt transactions with any party-in-interest? No
Was this plan covered by a fidelity bond? Yes $500,000
Did the plan have a loss, whether or not reimbursed by the plan's fidelity bond, that was caused by fraud or dishonesty? No
Did the plan hold any assets whose current value was neither readily determinable on an established market nor set by an independent third party appraiser? No
Did the plan receive any noncash contributions whose value was neither readily determinable on an established market nor set by an independent third party appraiser? No
Did the plan have assets held for investment? Yes
Were any plan transactions or series of transactions in excess of 5% of the current value of plan assets? No
Were all the plan assets either distributed to participants or beneficiaries, transferred to another plan, or brought under the control of the PBGC? No
Has the plan failed to provide any benefit when due under the plan? No
If this is an individual account plan, was there a blackout period? No
If there was a blackout period, have you either provided the required notice or one of the exceptions to providing the notice applied under 29 CFR 2520.101-3? No

Financials

Income and Expense Statement

Income $4,142,392
Contributions $4,133,106
Cash Contributions $4,133,106
Cash from Employers $640,880
Cash from Participants $2,987,241
Others (including rollovers) $504,985
Noncash Contributions $0
Total Earnings on Investments $1,440,639
Total Interest $14,658
Interest-Bearing Cash $0
U.S. Government Securities $0
Corporate Debt Instruments $0
Loans (other than to participants) $0
Participant Loans $14,658
Interest from Other Investments $0
Total Dividends $1,425,981
Preferred Stock $0
Common Stock $0
Rents $0
Net gain (loss) on sale of assets $0
Aggregate Proceeds $0
Aggregate Carrying Amount $0
Total Unrealized Appreciation (depreciation) of assets $0
Real Estate $0
Other $0
Net investment gain (loss) from common/collective trusts $0
Net investment gain (loss) from pooled separate accounts $0
Net investment gain (loss) from master trust investment accounts $0
Net investment gain (loss) from 103-12 investment entities $0
Net investment gain (loss) from registered investment companies $0
Other Income $-1,431,353
Expenses $2,201,024
Total Benefit Payments $2,107,519
Directly to participants or beneficiaries, including direct rollovers $2,107,519
To insurance carriers for the provision of benefits $0
Other Benefit Payment Fees $0
Corrective Distributions $0
Certain deemed distributions of participant loans $0
Interest expense $0
Total Administrative Expenses $93,505
Professional Fees $0
Contract Administrator Fees $2,696
Investment Advisory and management fees $90,809
Other Administrative Fees $0
Net Income $1,941,368
Transfers of Assets to this Plan $0
Transfers of Assets from this Plan $0

Asset and Liability Statement

12/31/2015 12/31/2014 Change YOY
Total Assets $31,881,650 $29,940,282 6.48%
Total noninterest-bearing cash $0 $0 0.0%
Receivables $213,165 $0 0.0%
Employer Contributions $0 $0 0.0%
Participant Contributions $0 $0 0.0%
Other Contributions $213,165 $0 0.0%
General Investments $0 $0 0.0%
Interest-bearing cash $0 $0 0.0%
U.S. Government Securities $0 $0 0.0%
Corporate Debt Instruments $0 $0 0.0%
Preferred $0 $0 0.0%
All Other $0 $0 0.0%
Corporate Stocks $0 $0 0.0%
Preferred $0 $0 0.0%
Common $0 $0 0.0%
Partnership/joint venture interests $0 $0 0.0%
Real estate (other than employer real property) $0 $0 0.0%
Loans (other than to participants) $0 $0 0.0%
Participants Loans $277,514 $294,789 -5.86%
Value of interest in common/collective trusts $0 $0 0.0%
Value of interest in pooled separate accounts $0 $0 0.0%
Value of interest in master trust investment accounts $0 $0 0.0%
Value of interest in 103-12 investment entities $0 $0 0.0%
Value of interest in registered investment companies $29,946,630 $28,480,305 5.15%
Value of funds held in insurance co. general account $1,444,341 $1,165,188 23.96%
Other Investments $0 $0 0.0%
Employer-related Investments $0 $0 0.0%
Employer Securities $0 $0 0.0%
Employer Real Property $0 $0 0.0%
Buildings and other property used in plan operation $0 $0 0.0%
Total Liabilities $0 $0 0.0%
Benefit Claims Payable (1) $0 $0 0.0%
Operating Payables (1) $0 $0 0.0%
Acquisition Indebtedness (1) $0 $0 0.0%
Other liabilities (1) $0 $0 0.0%
Net Assets $31,881,650 $29,940,282 6.48%

Service Providers

Persons Receiving Only Eligible Indirect Compensation

  • Liberty Group LLC

Other Service Providers Receiving Direct or Indirect Compensation

Name Nature of Service Relationship to Plan Sponsor Direct Compensation Paid by Plan Indirect Compensation Paid by Plan Total Compensation
Great West Life & Annuity Insurance Recordkeeping fees Recordkeeper $78,616 $0 $78,616
Liberty Group LLC Other commissions Broker/Advise R $0 $65,289 $65,289
Advised Asset Group Investment management Investment Mgmt $11,455 $0 $11,455
Verisight, Inc. Contract Administrator Contract Admi $0 $9,363 $9,363
Total $90,071 $74,652 $164,723

Indirect Compensation

There are no service providers with indirect compensation listed for this plan.

Service Providers Who Fail or Refuse to Provide Information

There are no service providers who failed or refused to provide information.

Termination Information on Accountants and Enrolled Actuaries

There is no termination information for this plan.

Investments

Investments

No investments information available for this plan.

Insurance Information

Insurance Information

Insurance Carrier Summary Persons Covered
Great West Life & Annuity Insurance Company 0
EIN 84-0467907
Industry Code 68322
Contract Number 931985-01
Contract Year 01/01/2015 — 12/31/2015
Value in General Account at Year End $1,444,341
Value in Separate Accounts at Year End $0
Insurance Fees and Commissions $2,025
Persons Receiving Commissions and Fees
Agent/Broker Organization Code Commissions Paid Fees Paid Purpose of Fees Paid
Karl Hansen Liberty Group LLC Mountain View, CA 94043 -1933 Insurance Agent or Broker $2,025 $0
Allocated Funds
Type of Contract Unspecified
Basis of premium rates
Premiums paid to carrier $0
Premiums due but unpaid at the end of the year $0
If the carrier, service, or other organization incurred any specific costs in connection with the acquisition or retention of the contract or policy, enter amount $0
Specify the nature of the costs
Unallocated Funds
Type of Contract GROUP ANNUITY CONTRACT
Balance at the end of the previous year $995,078
Additions $556,422
Contributions Deposited during the year $100,752
Dividends and credits $0
Interest credited during the year $13,957
Transferred from separate account $426,261
Other $15,452
Total of Balance and Additions $1,551,500
Deductions $107,160
Disbursed from fund to pay benefits or purchase annuities during the year $39,328
Administration charge made by carrier $1,157
Transferred to Separate Account $66,675
Other $0
Balance at the end of the current year $1,444,340
Great West Life & Annuity Insurance Company 0
EIN 84-0467907
Industry Code 68322
Contract Number 93195-03
Contract Year 01/01/2015 — 12/31/2015
Value in General Account at Year End $0
Value in Separate Accounts at Year End $0
Insurance Fees and Commissions $509
Persons Receiving Commissions and Fees
Agent/Broker Organization Code Commissions Paid Fees Paid Purpose of Fees Paid
Karl Hansen Liberty Group LLC Mountain View, CA 94043 -1933 Insurance Agent or Broker $509 $0
Allocated Funds
Type of Contract Unspecified
Basis of premium rates
Premiums paid to carrier $0
Premiums due but unpaid at the end of the year $0
If the carrier, service, or other organization incurred any specific costs in connection with the acquisition or retention of the contract or policy, enter amount $0
Specify the nature of the costs
Unallocated Funds
Type of Contract GROUP ANNUITY CONTRACT
Balance at the end of the previous year $170,110
Additions $44,594
Contributions Deposited during the year $27,783
Dividends and credits $0
Interest credited during the year $2,363
Transferred from separate account $1,419
Other $13,029
Total of Balance and Additions $214,704
Deductions $214,704
Disbursed from fund to pay benefits or purchase annuities during the year $213,874
Administration charge made by carrier $0
Transferred to Separate Account $830
Other $0
Balance at the end of the current year $0