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Dec 2017

Compliance Alert: Tax Bill Signed into Law

Today, the American Tax Cuts and Jobs Act was signed into law by President Trump. While there is little effect on retirement plans, most provisions will be effective in less than 10 days.

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Nov 2017

Tax Reform and Retirement: What Plan Sponsors Need to Know

Tax reform, and its impact on retirement plans, has weighed heavily on the minds of many plan sponsors since the new administration took office. We explore what plan sponsors need to know about tax reform and how the proposed changes could affect retirement plans.

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Oct 2017

Compliance Alert: IRS Announces New Retirement Plan Limits for 2018

On October 19, 2017, the IRS announced the new 2018 retirement plan limits. The good news is that the applicable cost of living index did increase sufficiently for many standard limits to increase for 2018. The elective deferral limit under 402(g), for example, increased by $500 to $18,500 …

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Sep 2017

A Closer Look: What's Cooking in Congress for Retirement Plans?

In this edition of A Closer Look, we take a deeper dive into what has been cooking in Congress for retirement plans over the past few months.  Earlier, I wrote a Top of Mind blog post on my colleague Jeff Snyder’s interview with Preston Rutledge, Tax and Benefits Counsel at the Senate Finance C…

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Jul 2017

2017 Mid-Year Outlook

Jeffrey H. Snyder, Vice President and Senior Consultant and Liz Claman, Financial Journalist and TV Host, discuss the mid-year outlook as it pertains to retirement.

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May 2017

Compliance Alert: Breaking - The DOL Will NOT Delay Fiduciary Rule

On May 22, in an Op-Ed Piece for the Wall Street Journal, Labor Secretary, Alexander Acosta, threw in the towel in his effort to delay the application date of the Fiduciary Rule. Barring any additional developments, the Rule will now become applicable, as scheduled, on June 9, though certain pr…

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