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Western Pennsylvania Anesthesia Associates, Limited Profit Sharing Plan


Plan Information

  • Plan Year01/01/2014 — 12/31/2014
  • Date of Plan01/02/1970
  • Net Assets as of 12/31/2014 $1,766,904
  • 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 ArrangementInsurance Trust

Participant Information as of 12/31/2014

  • Active (Eligible) Participants8
  • Retired or separated participants receiving benefits0
  • Other retired or separated participants entitled to future benefits28
  • Subtotal36
  • Deceased participants whose beneficiaries are receiving or are entitled to receive benefits0
  • Total36
  • Total number of participants as of 01/01/2014156
  • Number of participants with account balances28
  • Number of participants that terminated employment during the plan year with accrued benefits that were less than 100% vested0


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

Sponsor Information

  • Address1501 Reedsdale Street Suite 4004
  • CityPittsburgh
  • StatePA
  • Zip15233-2317
  • Telephone(412) 363-5570
  • EIN25-1202257
  • Industry Code621111
  • Named AdministratorJames Mermigas
  • Named Plan SponsorJames Mermigas

Audit Information

  • Audit StatusAudited
  • AuditorEpstein Tabor Schorr
  • Auditor EIN25-1267850
  • Audit Opinion Disclaimer
  • Audit TypeLimited Scope Audit

Benefits Provided Under the Plan

Code Benefit Description
2A Age/Service Weighted or New Comparability or Similar Plan Age/Service Weighted Plan: Allocations are based on age, service, or age and service. New Comparability or Similar Plan: Allocations are based on participant classifications and a classification(s) consists entirely or predominantly of highly compensated employees; or the plan provides an additional allocation rate on compensation above a specified threshold, and the threshold or additional rate allowed under the permitted disparity rules of section 401(l)
2E Profit-sharing A defined contribution plan that allows employer discretionary contributions. These plans often contain a 401(k) feature.
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.
2R Brokerage Window Participant-directed brokerage accounts provided as an investment option under the plan.

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


Income and Expense Statement

Income $3,592,213
Contributions $138,396
Cash Contributions $138,396
Cash from Employers $0
Cash from Participants $138,396
Others (including rollovers) $0
Noncash Contributions $0
Total Earnings on Investments $3,453,817
Total Interest $464
Interest-Bearing Cash $0
U.S. Government Securities $0
Corporate Debt Instruments $0
Loans (other than to participants) $0
Participant Loans $464
Interest from Other Investments $0
Total Dividends $109,733
Preferred Stock $0
Common Stock $0
Rents $0
Net gain (loss) on sale of assets $59,180
Aggregate Proceeds $22,943,667
Aggregate Carrying Amount $22,884,487
Total Unrealized Appreciation (depreciation) of assets $3,284,440
Real Estate $0
Other $3,284,440
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 $0
Expenses $25,124,025
Total Benefit Payments $25,004,655
Directly to participants or beneficiaries, including direct rollovers $25,004,655
To insurance carriers for the provision of benefits $0
Other Benefit Payment Fees $0
Corrective Distributions $0
Certain deemed distributions of participant loans $116,518
Interest expense $0
Total Administrative Expenses $2,852
Professional Fees $0
Contract Administrator Fees $0
Investment Advisory and management fees $2,852
Other Administrative Fees $0
Net Income $-21,531,812
Transfers of Assets to this Plan $0
Transfers of Assets from this Plan $0

Asset and Liability Statement

12/31/2014 12/31/2013 Change YOY
Total Assets $1,766,904 $23,298,716 -92.42%
Total noninterest-bearing cash $0 $0 0.0%
Receivables $0 $0 0.0%
Employer Contributions $0 $0 0.0%
Participant Contributions $0 $0 0.0%
Other Contributions $0 $0 0.0%
General Investments $476,629 $2,429,892 -80.38%
Interest-bearing cash $476,629 $2,429,892 -80.38%
U.S. Government Securities $0 $0 0.0%
Corporate Debt Instruments $12,521 $79,285 -84.21%
Preferred $0 $0 0.0%
All Other $12,521 $79,285 -84.21%
Corporate Stocks $54,036 $2,710,323 -98.01%
Preferred $0 $0 0.0%
Common $54,036 $2,710,323 -98.01%
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 $0 $162,988 -100.00%
Value of interest in common/collective trusts $209,925 $3,174,776 -93.39%
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 $1,013,793 $13,825,896 -92.67%
Value of funds held in insurance co. general account $0 $0 0.0%
Other Investments $0 $915,556 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 $1,766,904 $23,298,716 -92.42%

Service Providers

Persons Receiving Only Eligible Indirect Compensation

There is no information on eligible indirect compensation for this plan.

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
Merrill Lynch Pierce, Fenner Recordkeeping and information management (computing, tabulating, data processing, etc.), Investment management fees paid directly by plan, Securities brokerage commissions and fees, Investment management fees paid indirectly by plan Trustee $15,073 $36,904 $51,977
Total $15,073 $36,904 $51,977

Indirect Compensation

Name Source of Indirect Compensation* Nature of Service Description of Indirect Compensation Indirect Compensation Paid by Plan
Merrill Lynch Pierce, Fenner Merrill Lynch, Pierce,Fenner Investment management fees paid indirectly by plan, Sub-transfer agency fees, Shareholder servicing fees, Distribution (12b-1) fees Investment Management Fees (Indirect) Brokerage - $5,698Sub Transfer Agency - Brokerage - $9,200 $0
Merrill Lynch Pierce, Fenner Merrill Lynch, Pierce,Fenner Investment management fees paid indirectly by plan, Sub-transfer agency fees, Float revenue, Shareholder servicing fees, Distribution (12b-1) fees, Other investment fees and expenses Distribution Fees - Recordkeeping - $11,643Shareholder Servicing Fees - Recordkeeping - $10,363 $0
*As outlined by the Form 5500 Instructions for service providers with indirect compensation.

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.



Name of Investment Investment Manager Type of Investment Dollar Value
Federated Capital Pres Cl Isp Bank of America Merril Lynch DFE: Common/Collective Trust $146,317
Federated Capital Pres Gm Isp Bank of America Merril Lynch DFE: Common/Collective Trust $63,608
Total $209,925

Insurance Information

Insurance Information

There are no insurance carriers listed for this plan.