Many small business owners are confused by the fee notices and costs of their 401(k) plans and have trouble answering questions from employees, according to a new survey.

Over the summer the U.S. Labor Department established new rules to make it easier for 401(k) plan sponsors and participants to understand how much they are paying in 401(k) fees. But a recent national survey of 500 small business owners conducted by ShareBuilder 401k found many plan sponsors are still feeling confused when it comes to understanding the costs within their plans, and are unprepared for questions from their employees.

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