How does my employer make a contribution to my SEP IRA?

To contribute to your Wealthfront SEP IRA, your employer can send a check or submit a same-day wire transfer.  

To contribute by check:

1. Ask your employer to make the check payable to "Wealthfront Brokerage Corp." and reference your account number in the memo field. You can find your account number on your settings page. Look for your SEP IRA account on the left side of the page. 
2. Ask your employer to send the check to the following destination:
Regular Mail:
Wealthfront Brokerage LLC
P.O. Box 930164
Atlanta, GA 31193-0164
Overnight Mail:
Lockbox Services (930164)
Wealthfront Brokerage LLC
3585 Atlanta Ave
Hapeville, GA 30354
To contribute by same-day wire transfer:
1. Log in to your Wealthfront dashboard.
2. Click "Transfer Funds" > "Put money in".
3. At the top of the screen, click "Use same-day wire" and select your SEP IRA.
4. We'll email you the transfer instructions.
5. Forward the instructions to your employer.
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