Employers: Provide the information required to complete your SEP IRA plan agreements.

Employees: You do not need to complete the forms below. 

Complete your Employer Plan Agreements through DocuSign for your SEP IRA.

To finish setting up your TD Ameritrade SEP IRA plan at Schwab, you will need to complete and sign your Employer Plan Agreements. This will help Schwab identify you as the employer of your plan and enable you to make contributions to your plan. 

Here's how to finalize your account set-up.

To fill out the required forms, click the "Complete now" button below. You'll be asked to provide your email address, which will trigger an email from DocuSign Tooltip . The email will guide you to sign and return the forms electronically. 

You will be asked to:

  1. Fill out the new Schwab SEP Tooltip  plan documents.
  2. Tell us about your company, the business owner(s), and company tax ID.
  3. List your employees on the Transmittal form provided and their new Schwab SEP IRA account numbers.

You will need the following information:

  • Your SEP IRA plan document (IRS Form 5305-SEP)
  • Your company's owner(s), EIN, and address 
  • Your employees' new Schwab SEP account numbers, which they will need to provide to you

For more details on this process and documents, please see the "Common questions" section below. 

Ready to sign your Employer Plan Agreements?

Learn more about SEP IRA plans at Schwab or call 800-435-4000 for more information. 

Common questions

Clicking the "Complete now" button above will create a popup screen for DocuSign asking for your email, which will allow you to complete and sign your documents electronically.

  1. The Schwab SEP IRA Adoption Agreement​
    • The SEP IRA Basic Plan Document contains additional information on the legal provisions referred to in the Adoption Agreement.
    • Now that your transition to Schwab is complete, the Adoption Agreement plus the Basic Plan Document will replace the similar IRS Form 5305-SEP used at TD Ameritrade.
  2. The Employer Agreement​
    • This form allows Schwab to identify you as the business owner offering the SEP IRA plan.​
    • Employers can use this to add other approved contacts to the plan.​
  3. Transmittal Form
    • Used to list your employee names and accounts numbers.
    • Do NOT send contributions with this DocuSign submission.  
    • You may use this Transmittal form to send in future contributions AFTER your DocuSign forms are submitted.

Yes, you can download and mail in all required forms if you do not wish to complete the plan agreements online. You must include the Special Project Cover Sheet with your documents.

Here are the required forms to download and print.

A SEP IRA can be opened, and contributions made until the employer's actual tax-filing deadline, including any extensions.

Yes, you can sign all forms electronically using DocuSign

No, only employers can complete the process by submitting the documents to Schwab.