Frequently Asked Questions
Top 5 Questions
The instructions are used to produce an Accountant's Report and to report related results to SFPP's administrator, Alberta Pensions Services Corporation (APS). These Instructions can be found on Pension e-guide under Employer Compliance Reporting.
Does an employer have to file the Statement of Non-Participating Employees (SF44) with APS each year?
Yes. Starting in 2015, as an employer you are required to file a SF44 directly with SFPP's administrator, Alberta Pensions Services Corporation (APS), each year. The SF44 should be filed with APS at the same time as the Annual Statement of Control Environment (ASCE).
Does the employer have to file an Annual Statement of Control Environment (ASCE) with APS each year?
Yes, the ASCE must be filed every year, including years an audit is not completed. A sample ASCE can be found on Pension e-guide.
The maximum pensionable service an employee may have is 35 years. If one of your employees reaches this milestone, their membership in the plan continues; however, you will need to stop remitting member and employer contributions on their behalf. The member's highest average salary, subject to the salary cap, used to calculate the pension when they retire may include the post-35 year salary even though contributions stopped.
For further questions, contact your Employer Services Representative.
E-mail your Employer Services Representative requesting to close the account. There may be additional steps if payments have been remitted to SFPP?s administrator, Alberta Pensions Services Corporation (APS).
Use the reset password function on the Employer Portal log in page.
For answers to questions not listed here, please contact your Employer Services Representative.