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The SLD Difference

Helping Businesses Grow Since 1944

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Since 1944, SLD has worked in partnership with generations of family-owned and closely-held businesses, nonprofits, and individuals in the San Francisco Bay Area. Our legacy of providing independent, objective advice continues to make reaching their objectives possible.

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Designing Employer Contributions to Encourage Greater Participant Savings

While matching contributions provide added incentive for employees to participate in a defined contribution (DC) plan, tailoring employer contributions can help maximize participant contribution rates. For instance, plan sponsors may want to reduce the matching percentage and increase the cap to see if the savings rate would increase without negatively impacting the participation rate.

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Suzanne Pearson Daley Joins SLD as Senior Tax Manager

“It is exciting to contribute to a team-oriented, agile firm that focuses on new ways to help clients be more successful,” says Suzanne Pearson Daley. Her thirty-plus years of experience encompasses management positions with Ernst & Young and Moss Adams, as well as work in the private sector with Caesars Entertainment Corporation.

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SLD offers the expertise of a large accounting firm in a family-like environment. We support the development and success of our professionals through training, mentoring, and other opportunities that lead to a fulfilling career.