CalSavers Retirement Savings Plan FAQs

CalSavers Retirement Savings Program is a state-sponsored program that offers a retirement savings option for employees that work for employers who do not offer a retirement plan. 

CA employers with 5 or more employees are required to participate in the CalSavers program if they do not offer a qualified retirement savings plan, such as a 401(a), 401(k), 403(a), 403(b), 408(k), 408(p), or 457(b).

The following deadlines to register are based on the size of the business.

  • Over 100 employees - Deadline to register is September 30, 2020
  • Over 50 Employees - Deadline to register is June 30, 2021
  • 5 or more employees - Deadline to register is June 30, 2022

When do I have to register?

  • The final deadline for all CA employers is June 30, 2022.

Where do I go to register?

  • Employers must register by going to CalSavers website directly.

What happens if I do not register?

  • Employers that fail to offer a qualified plan could face additional action. See CalSavers FAQs for more details.

If you are a CA employer and have already registered, you can login to your account by going to Manage Payroll Contributions to CalSavers.

For additional help, please call the support team for CalSavers directly.

Employer Assistance: (855) 650 - 6916

Employee Assistance: (855) 650 - 6918