Tag Archives: 401(k) and 403(b) plans

The IRS released its annual cost-of-living adjustments for retirement savers in 2023, increasing the contribution limits and income eligibility requirements in the new year. One week previously, the Social Security Administration announced an 8.3 percent increase in Social Security and Supplement Security Income benefits, which it expects will help retirees weather higher consumer prices and […]

The IRS recently issued guidance extending the deadline for retirement plans and individual retirement accounts (IRAs) to adopt amendments reflecting legislation passed into law in 2019 and 2020. The previous deadline for calendar year plans has been postponed from December 31, 2022, to December 31, 2025. The additional time is good news for sponsors and […]

Since Congress first passed the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement Act (SECURE Act) in 2019, it has been working on a secondary package of regulations to further expand taxpayers’ access to workplace retirement plans and improve their financial security during their golden years. The proposed regulations, commonly referred to as Secure Act 2.0, […]

Consolidation of service providers in the 401(k) market can pose a significant risk to plan sponsors with a fiduciary duty to act in the best interest of plan participants and their beneficiaries. Consequently, employers must stay abreast of industry changes and be prepared to take action, especially when a merger or acquisition results in a […]

The IRS recently issued guidance on the new rules for financial hardship withdrawals from employer sponsored retirement plans instituted by the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018. The new rules are intended to provide participants in 401(k) and 403(b) retirement plans with easier access to hardship withdrawals from these savings accounts. As a result, it is […]