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Auto Investment, Inc. 401k Plan


Plan Information

  • Plan Year01/01/2017 — 12/31/2017
  • Date of Plan01/01/2016
  • Net Assets as of 12/31/2017 $14,114,325
  • Plan Number4
  • 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 ArrangementInsurance Trust

Participant Information as of 12/31/2017

  • Active (Eligible) Participants304
  • Retired or separated participants receiving benefits1
  • Other retired or separated participants entitled to future benefits78
  • Subtotal383
  • Deceased participants whose beneficiaries are receiving or are entitled to receive benefits0
  • Total383
  • Total number of participants as of 01/01/2017365
  • Number of participants with account balances349
  • Number of participants that terminated employment during the plan year with accrued benefits that were less than 100% vested36


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

Sponsor Information

  • Address80 Drivers Way
  • CityPelham
  • StateAL
  • Zip35124
  • Telephone(205) 271-2098
  • EIN13-3446196
  • Industry Code441110
  • Named AdministratorLee Lichtenstein

Plan Administrator Information

  • Administrator Name401K Safe, LLC
  • Address1919 Oxmoor Road, Suite 104
  • CityBirmingham
  • StateAL
  • Zip35209
  • Telephone(205) 202-8523
  • Administrator EIN27-1487169

Audit Information

  • Audit StatusAudited
  • AuditorLbmc, Pc
  • Auditor EIN62-1199757
  • 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.

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? Yes $9,707
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? Yes
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? Yes


Income and Expense Statement

Income $3,976,738
Contributions $1,819,106
Cash Contributions $1,819,106
Cash from Employers $617,246
Cash from Participants $1,201,860
Others (including rollovers) $0
Noncash Contributions $0
Total Earnings on Investments $2,029,686
Total Interest $25,862
Interest-Bearing Cash $0
U.S. Government Securities $0
Corporate Debt Instruments $0
Loans (other than to participants) $0
Participant Loans $25,862
Interest from Other Investments $0
Total Dividends $0
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 $2,003,824
Other Income $127,946
Expenses $1,646,786
Total Benefit Payments $1,532,967
Directly to participants or beneficiaries, including direct rollovers $1,405,280
To insurance carriers for the provision of benefits $0
Other Benefit Payment Fees $127,687
Corrective Distributions $0
Certain deemed distributions of participant loans $975
Interest expense $0
Total Administrative Expenses $112,844
Professional Fees $0
Contract Administrator Fees $112,844
Investment Advisory and management fees $0
Other Administrative Fees $0
Net Income $2,329,952
Transfers of Assets to this Plan $0
Transfers of Assets from this Plan $0

Asset and Liability Statement

12/31/2017 12/31/2016 Change YOY
Total Assets $14,114,328 $11,784,373 19.77%
Total noninterest-bearing cash $0 $0 0.0%
Receivables $24,721 $28,223 -12.41%
Employer Contributions $9,012 $9,873 -8.72%
Participant Contributions $15,307 $18,236 -16.06%
Other Contributions $402 $114 252.63%
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 $597,029 $532,722 12.07%
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 $13,145,465 $11,097,240 18.46%
Value of funds held in insurance co. general account $347,113 $126,188 175.08%
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 $3 $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) $3 $0 0.0%
Net Assets $14,114,325 $11,784,373 19.77%

Service Providers

Persons Receiving Only Eligible Indirect Compensation

  • Lincoln National Corporation

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
Lincoln National Corporation Contract Administrator Service Provider $99,185 $0 $99,185
Pinnacle Financial Services, Inc. Recordkeeping and information management (computing, tabulating, data processing, etc.) Service Provider $24,043 $0 $24,043
Total $123,228 $0 $123,228

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.



No investments information available for this plan.

Insurance Information

Insurance Information

Insurance Carrier Summary Persons Covered
Lincoln National Life Insurance Company 0
EIN 35-0472300
Industry Code 65676
Contract Number 94233+087
Contract Year 01/01/2017 — 12/31/2017
Value in General Account at Year End $347,113
Value in Separate Accounts at Year End $13,145,465
Insurance Fees and Commissions $570
Persons Receiving Commissions and Fees
Agent/Broker Organization Code Commissions Paid Fees Paid Purpose of Fees Paid
Lincoln Financial Advisors 1300 S Clinton St Ste #150 Fort Wayne, IN 46802 -9999 Agent or Broker other than Insurance $570 $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 GUARANTEED ACCT
Balance at the end of the previous year $126,189
Additions $260,791
Contributions Deposited during the year $15,106
Dividends and credits $0
Interest credited during the year $5,149
Transferred from separate account $215,807
Other $24,729
Total of Balance and Additions $386,980
Deductions $39,867
Disbursed from fund to pay benefits or purchase annuities during the year $17,110
Administration charge made by carrier $2,179
Transferred to Separate Account $0
Other $20,578
Balance at the end of the current year $347,113