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Retirement Plan FAQs Regarding Form 8955-SSA - If the plan administrator and plan sponsor are the same person, who signs the Form 8955-SSA?

If the plan administrator and the plan sponsor are the same person, only the signature as plan administrator needs to be included on the form.

Electronic signatures are not required for electronically filed Forms 8955-SSA. The name of the administrator or sponsor should be typed into the signature line. Administrators and sponsors are not required to have their own FIRE Transmitter Control Code, User ID or PIN.

Page Last Reviewed or Updated: 05-Mar-2014