SUMMARY ANNUAL REPORT
For Taft Broadcasting Company Provident Fund
This is a summary of the annual report for Taft Broadcasting Company Provident Fund, EIN 76-0629024, Plan No. 001, for period January 01, 2017 through December 31, 2017. The annual report has been filed with the Employee Benefits Security Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, as required under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA).
Basic Financial Statement
Plan expenses were $101,997. These expenses included $6,233 in administrative expenses, $89,439 in benefits paid to participants and beneficiaries, and $6,325 in other expenses. A total of 101 persons were participants in or beneficiaries of the plan at the end of the plan year, although not all of these persons had yet earned the right to receive benefits.
The value of plan assets, after subtracting liabilities of the plan, was $2,272,173 as of December 31, 2017, compared to $1,952,970 as of
January 01, 2017. During the plan year the plan experienced an increase in its net assets of $319,203. This increase includes unrealizedappreciation and depreciation in the value of plan assets; that is, the difference between the value of the plan’s assets at the end of the year and the value of the assets at the beginning of the year or the cost of assets acquired during the year. The plan had total income of $421,200, including employee contributions of $163,455, and earnings from investments of $257,745.
Your Rights To Additional Information
You have the right to receive a copy of the full annual report, or any part thereof, on request. The items listed below are included in that
- financial information;
To obtain a copy of the full annual report, or any part thereof, write or call the office of Taft Broadcasting Company, LLC in care of Jerry G Bridges who is Plan Administrator at 1118 Heights Boulevard, Houston, TX 77008, or by telephone at (713) 692-2900. The charge to cover copying costs will be $2.50 for the full annual report, or $0.25 per page for any part thereof.
You also have the right to receive from the plan administrator, on request and at no charge, a statement of the assets and liabilities of the plan and accompanying notes, or a statement of income and expenses of the plan and accompanying notes, or both. If you request a copy of the full annual report from the plan administrator, these two statements and accompanying notes will be included as part of that report. The charge to cover copying costs given above does not include a charge for the copying of these portions of the report
because these portions are furnished without charge.
You also have the legally protected right to examine the annual report at the main office of the plan ( Taft Broadcasting Company, LLC, 1118 Heights Boulevard, Houston, TX 77008) and at the U.S. Department of Labor in Washington, D.C., or to obtain a copy from the U.S. Department of Labor upon payment of copying costs. Requests to the Department should be addressed to: Public Disclosure Room, Room N1513, Employee Benefits Security Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20210.
Small Plan Audit Waiver
The plan has met the requirements to waive the annual examination and report of an independent qualified public accountant. As of the end of the plan year, the following regulated financial institution(s) held or issued plan assets that qualified under the waiver:
Matrix Trust Company: $2,272,173
You have the right, upon request of the Plan Administrator and without charge, to examine or receive copies of statements from the regulated financial institutions describing the qualifying plan assets. If you are unable to examine or obtain these documents, contact an Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) Regional Office for assistance. Information about contacting EBSA regional offices can be found on the Internet at http://www.dol.gov/ebsa.