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Account Application - Individual, Joint or Trust Complete Online Now Download PDF
Account Application - Traditional IRA* Complete Online Now Download PDF
Account Application - Roth IRA* Complete Online Now Download PDF
Account Application - Rollover IRA* Complete Online Now Download PDF
Transfer of Ownership   Download PDF
Request to Transfer/Roll Over   Download PDF
Buy/Sell/Exchange Complete Online Now Download PDF
Designation of Beneficiary Complete Online Now Download PDF
W-9   Download PDF
403(b) Distribution Request   Download PDF
*Disclosure Statement and Custodial Agreement (Required for Traditional, Roth and Rollover IRAs)   Download PDF

General Investing

Open an account
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Account Application - Individual, Joint, or Trust
Open an account online in about 15 minutes. Please review our fund choices and services to help you complete the application.
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Giftrust® Account Application
Open a Giftrust account. Please review the Giftrust Investment Handbook for trust details.
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Account Application - UGMA/UTMA
Open an account online in about 15 minutes. Please review our fund choices and services to help you complete the application.
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Change something on my account
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Additional Investment
Make an additional investment into an existing account. To do this online, register or log in and select Buy from the "I want to" list. If Buy is not listed, add your bank under Update My Information.
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CheckWriting Authorization
Establish CheckWriting or update your signature on your current account.
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Direct Deposit Instructions
Set up a deposit directly from your paycheck to your mutual fund account. Government employees and those depositing from a Social Security check, also need to complete Form 1199A Government Direct Deposit.
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Durable, Limited Power of Attorney
Use this form to designate an attorney-in-fact to act on your behalf.
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Notice of Name Change
Notify American Century Investments that your legal name has changed.
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One-Time and Automatic Transactions
Make a one-time transaction or set up an automatic exchange, investment or redemption plan. To complete a one-time transaction online, simply register or log in, then select from the "I want to" list.
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Transfer-In-Kind
Transfer an American Century Investments fund held with a financial professional or firm to the same fund at American Century Investments.
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Transfer of Ownership
Transfer shares to a new owner or change the owners of an existing account.
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Transfer on Death (TOD) Agreement
Designate the transfer of assets from your account to your designated beneficiary upon your death. Please review the Transfer on Death (TOD) Rules for details.
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Retirement Investing

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Request to Transfer/Roll Over
Request a transfer from another company to American Century Investments. Traditional or Roth IRA application also required.
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Rollover IRA Application
Open a Rollover IRA account online with money from an employer plan in about 15 minutes. Please review our fund choices, services and Disclosure Statement and Custodial Agreement to help you complete your application.

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Roth IRA Application
Open a Roth IRA account online in about 15 minutes. Please review our fund choices, services and Disclosure Statement and Custodial Agreement to help you complete your application.

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Traditional IRA Application
Open an IRA account online in about 15 minutes. Please review our fund choices, services and Disclosure Statement and Custodial Agreement to help complete your application.

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Change something on my account
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Additional Investment
Make an additional investment into an existing account. To do this online, register or log in and select Buy from the "I want to" list. If Buy is not listed, add your bank under Update My Information.
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Designation of Beneficiary
Designate primary and secondary beneficiaries. To complete this online, simply register or log in, then select from the "I want to" list.

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IRA Required Minimum Distribution Request
Start Required Minimum Distribution (RMD) payments, request calculation of your current RMD, or take this year's RMD. Please review the Required Minimum Distributions Guide for more information.

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Notice of Name Change
Notify American Century Investments that your legal name has changed.

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One-Time and Automatic Transactions
Make a one-time transaction or set up an automatic exchange, investment or redemption plan. To complete a one-time transaction online, simply register or log in, then select from the "I want to" list.
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Request to Transfer/Roll Over
Transfer assets from another company to American Century Investments. Traditional or Roth IRA application also required.

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Transfer of Ownership
Transfer shares to a new owner or change the owners of an existing account. If you are establishing a Roth IRA or Traditional IRA, please review the following:

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Brokerage

Open a brokerage retirement account
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Brokerage Retirement Plan Trust Account Application
Choose American Century Investments as the investment vehicle for your existing retirement plan. Please review the Customer Agreement, and service, expense and fee disclosure information, as required by Section 408(b)(2) of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA).
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Brokerage Rollover IRA Application
Open a Rollover IRA account online in about 15 minutes. Please review the Disclosure Statement and Custodial Agreement, Customer Agreement and Brokerage Fees and Commissions flier.
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Brokerage Roth IRA Application
Open a Roth IRA account online in about 15 minutes. Please review the Disclosure Statement and Custodial Agreement for Roth IRA, Customer Agreement and Brokerage Fees and Commissions flier.
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Brokerage Roth IRA Conversion
Convert your existing American Century® Brokerage Traditional, Rollover, SEP or SIMPLE IRA to an existing American Century Brokerage Roth IRA.
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Brokerage SEP IRA Application
Open a SEP IRA account. Please review the Disclosure Statement and Custodial Agreement, Customer Agreement and Brokerage Fees and Commissions flier.
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Brokerage SIMPLE IRA Application
Open a SIMPLE IRA account. Please review the Disclosure Statement and Custodial Agreement, Customer Agreement and Brokerage Fees and Commissions flier.
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Brokerage Traditional IRA Application
Open an IRA account online in about 15 minutes. Please review the Disclosure Statement and Custodial Agreement for Traditional/SEP IRAs, Customer Agreement and Brokerage Fees and Commissions flier.
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Brokerage Beneficiary Roth IRA Application
Open a beneficiary Roth IRA account. Please review the Customer Agreement and Brokerage Fees and Commissions flier as well as the appropriate IRA information:

Disclosure Statement and Custodial Agreement for Roth IRA

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Brokerage Beneficiary Traditional IRA Application
Open a beneficiary Traditional IRA account. Please review the Customer Agreement and Brokerage Fees and Commissions flier as well as the appropriate IRA information:

Disclosure Statement and Custodial Agreement for Traditional IRA

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Brokerage Transfer Form
Transfer assets from other firms to American Century Investments.
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Guide to Your American Century Brokerage Account
Understand your brokerage services.
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Open a brokerage account
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Broaden Your Investing Horizons
Understand your brokerage account choices.
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Brokerage Account Application - Individual or Joint
Open an account online in about 15 minutes. Please review the Customer Agreement and Brokerage Commissions and Fees flier.
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Brokerage Business Application
Open a business account. Please review our Customer Agreement and Brokerage Commissions and Fees flier. For a corporate account, provide a certified copy of your Articles of Incorporation. For partnerships, provide a copy of your partnership agreement. For limited liability companies (LLC), provide a copy of your Operating Agreement or other charter documentation. Other entities, attach a copy of your organization's charter documents or other legal documentation.
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Brokerage Estate or Trust Account Application
Open an estate or trust account. For a trust account, also complete and return the Brokerage Trustee Certification of Investment Powers form. Please review the Customer Agreement and Brokerage Commissions and Fees flier.
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Brokerage UGMA/UTMA Account Application
Open a UGMA/UTMA account. Please review the Customer Agreement and Brokerage Commissions and Fees flier.
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Brokerage Transfer Form
Transfer assets from other firms to American Century Brokerage.
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Guide to Your American Century Brokerage Account
Understand your brokerage services.
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Change something on my brokerage account
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Brokerage CheckWriting Service Authorization
Add the CheckWriting service to your brokerage account.
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Brokerage Corestone Account® Application
Upgrade your existing standard account to a Corestone Account.
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Brokerage Debt Instrument Election and Accrual Method Update Instructions
Elect amortization and accrual methods for fixed income investments.
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Brokerage Disposal of Security with Insignificant Value
Remove stocks valued under $50 that cannot be traded in the market.
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Brokerage Investment and Redemption Form
Invest or redeem from your account automatically or on a one-time basis.
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Brokerage IRA Designation of Beneficiary
Designate primary and secondary beneficiaries.
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Brokerage IRA Distribution
Request a distribution from your Traditional, Roth, Rollover or SEP IRA.
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Brokerage Irrevocable Stock or Bond Power
Transfer ownership of a certificate to American Century® Brokerage's clearing agent.
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Brokerage Notice of Name Change
Notify American Century Investments that your legal name has changed. To update your bank information, complete the Brokerage Investment and Redemption Form. To order checks with your new name, complete the Brokerage CheckWriting Service Authorization form.
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Brokerage Trading Authorization
Specify trading authorization for an agent. New York residents should contact a Brokerage Investment Specialist to obtain the correct form.
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Brokerage Transfer Form
Transfer assets from other firms to American Century Brokerage.
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Brokerage Transfer on Death Account Agreement - Individual
Designate the transfer of assets from your brokerage account to your designated beneficiary or contingent beneficiary upon your death.
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Brokerage Transfer on Death Account Agreement - Joint Tenant
Designate the transfer of assets from your brokerage account to your designated beneficiary or contingent beneficiary upon your death.
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Brokerage Trustee Certification of Investment Powers
Complete this form when establishing a trust, estate or other non-trust fiduciary brokerage account.
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Brokerage Direct Deposit Authorization
Set up a deposit directly from your paycheck to your brokerage account.
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Brokerage Margin Feature Authorization
Add the margin feature to your account.
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Brokerage Request for Disposition of a Nontransferable Security
Remove stocks or bonds from your brokerage account that have no value or deemed nontransferable.
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Brokerage Security Cost Basis Form
Provide cost basis information for the securities that you are transferring from another financial institution.
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Business Retirement Services

SEP, SARSEP, or SIMPLE - For employers and employees

Employer Forms: Establish or Maintain a Retirement Plan

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IRS 5305-SIMPLE Form
Return a completed 5305-SIMPLE form and SIMPLE IRA application to American Century Investments to start your plan and account.
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Purchase Guidelines
Tell American Century Investments how to divide plan contributions between participant accounts.
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SEP Plan Adoption Agreement
Return a completed Adoption Agreement and SEP IRA application to American Century Investments to start your plan and account. Please review the SEP Plan Document for important information. Then, make copies of the SEP IRA Summary Plan Description and distribute to any eligible employees along with a SEP IRA Employee Kit.
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Employee Forms: Establish or Maintain Your Account

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Designation of Beneficiary
Designate primary and secondary beneficiaries for your SEP, SARSEP or SIMPLE IRA.
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IRA Required Minimum Distribution Request
Start Required Minimum Distribution (RMD) payments, request calculation of your current RMD, or take this year's RMD. Review the Required Minimum Distributions Guide for more information.
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Notice of Name Change
Notify American Century Investments that your legal name has changed.
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One-Time and Automatic Transactions
Make a one-time transaction or set up an automatic exchange, investment or redemption plan.
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Request to Transfer/Roll Over
Request a transfer from another company to American Century Investments.
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Salary Reduction Agreement
Complete this form and return it to your employer to have money deducted from your paycheck and invested into your SARSEP or SIMPLE IRA.
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SEP IRA Application
Open an account online in about 15 minutes. Please review our fund choices, services and Disclosure Statement and Custodial Agreement to help you complete your application.
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SARSEP IRA Application
Please review our fund choices, services and Disclosure Statement and Custodial Agreement to help you complete your application.

You can open a new SARSEP IRA account only if your employer already has an existing SARSEP plan.
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SIMPLE IRA Application
Open an account online in about 15 minutes. Please review our fund choices, services and Disclosure Statement and Custodial Agreement to help you complete your application.
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Retirement Plan Trust - Open or maintain an account
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Individual 401(k) Profit Sharing Plan Adoption Agreement
Please call 1-800-345-3533 for this agreement and all other required documents you will need to open or amend an Individual 401(k) Profit Sharing Plan.
   
CheckWriting Authorization
Establish CheckWriting or update your signature on your current account.
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Money Purchase Pension Plan Adoption Agreement
Please call 1-800-345-3533 for this agreement and all other required documents you will need to open or amend a Money Purchase Pension Plan.
   
Participant Disclosure Information Form
Employer: Complete this form for the Participant Disclosure Service. This information will be used for the disclosure documents you will provide to participants to meet Department of Labor requirements. Also complete and send the Participant Disclosure Service Agreement and the fee with initial enrollment of this service. Keep copies for your records.
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Participant Investment Elections
Employer: Each employee participating in the plan should complete this form. Send the forms to us. We are unable to accept contributions made on behalf of employees without first receiving this form.

Employee: Indicate how you want to invest your retirement contributions. Return the form to your employer.
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Simplified 401(k) Profit Sharing Plan Adoption Agreement
Please call 1-800-345-3533 for this agreement and all other required documents you will need to open or amend a Simplified 401(k) Profit Sharing Plan.
   
Purchase Guidelines
Tell us how to divide plan contributions between participant accounts.
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Retirement Plan Services Application
Establish separate participant accounts for your existing retirement plan. Please review the Retirement Plan Services Agreement to help you complete the application.
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Retirement Plan Trust Account Application
Choose American Century Investments as the investment vehicle for your existing retirement plan. Please review our fund choices and Service Options to help you complete the application.
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Salary Reduction Agreement
Complete this form and return it to your employer to have money deducted from your paycheck and invested into your retirement plan.
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Corporation, Partnerships and Other Business Investors - Open or maintain an account
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Account Application for Corporations, Partnerships, Not-For-Profit and Other Institutional Investors
Open a business or not-for-profit account. Please review our fund choices and services to help complete the application.
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Certification of Authorized Signers and CheckWriting Service
Notify us of individuals authorized to sign and direct transactions, including the CheckWriting Service, on behalf of your corporation, partnership or unincorporated association.
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Transfer of Shares Ownership
Transfer shares to a not-for-profit organization, retirement plan or other business account. This form may also be used to transfer shares to an IRA, 403(b) or 457(b) due to a divorce.
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403(b) - For employers and employees

Employer Forms: Establish or maintain a 403(b) Plan

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NonERISA 403(b) Adoption Agreement for Public Schools, Community Colleges, and Public Universities and Colleges
Please call a Business Retirement Specialist at 1-800-345-3533 to get the correct agreement and documents for your organization.
   
403(b) Plan Adoption Agreement for 501(c)(3) Organizations
Please call a Business Retirement Specialist at 1-800-345-3533 to get the correct agreement and documents for your organization.
   
403(b) Custodial Agreement
Read about the terms and conditions that govern your account.
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403(b) Purchase Guidelines
Tell us how to divide plan contributions between participant accounts.
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Participant Disclosure Service Information Form
Complete this form for the Participant Disclosure Service. This information will be used for the disclosure documents you will provide to participants to meet Department of Labor requirements. Also complete and send the Participant Disclosure Service Agreement and Invoice, along with the enrollment fee for this service. Keep copies for your records.
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Employee Forms: Establish or maintain your 403(b) account

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403(b) Distribution Request
Request a distribution from your 403(b) plan. Please review the 403(b) tax-deferred retirement plan distribution booklet before completing this form.
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403(b) Account Application
Open an account online in about 15 minutes. Please review our fund choicesservices and Custody Agreement to help you complete the application.
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Designation of Beneficiary
Designate primary and secondary beneficiaries for your 403(b) plan.
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Request to Transfer or Exchange Your 403(b)
Transfer 403(b) money from your current custodian to American Century Investments.
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Salary Reduction Agreement
Indicate the amount of money to be taken out of your paycheck and invested in your 403(b) plan. Once completed, give this form to your employer.
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457(b) - For employers and employees

Employer Forms: Establish or maintain a 457(b) Plan

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457(b) Plan and Custodial Agreement
Read about the terms and conditions that govern your 457(b) tax-deferred retirement plan.
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Employee Forms: Establish or maintain your 457(b) account

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457(b) Account Application
Open an account online in about 15 minutes. Please review our fund choices, services and Plan and Custody Agreement to help you complete the application.
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457(b) Distribution Request
Request a distribution from your governmental 457(b) plan. Please review the 457(b) Distribution Booklet to learn about taking distributions from your plan.
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Designation of Beneficiary
Designate primary and secondary beneficiaries for your 457(b) plan.
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Request to Transfer/Roll Over
Transfer or roll over money into your American Century 457(b) account.
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Salary Reduction Agreement
Indicate the amount of money to be taken out of your paycheck and invested in your 457(b) plan. Once completed, give this form to your employer.
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Tax Forms

Tax Forms

Federal Tax Forms

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Form 709
United States Gift (and Generation-Skipping Transfer) Tax Return. This must be filed by the grantor each year a contribution is made to a Giftrust account. Instructions for Form 709.
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W-4P
Withholding Certificate for Pension or Annuity Payments.
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W-8BEN
Certificate of Foreign Status of Beneficial Owner for United States Tax Withholding. Instructions for Form W-8BEN.
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W-9
Request for Taxpayer Identification Number and certification.
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