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IRS Issues Document Guidance for Qualified Pre-Approved and 403(b) Plans

The IRS has released Revenue Procedure (Rev. Proc.) 2023-37, which contains new rules for qualified pre-approved plans and 403(b) plans.

November 21 2023

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IRS Announces Applicable Federal Rates for December 2023

The IRS has issued Revenue Ruling 2023-21, which contains the applicable federal rates (AFR) for December 2023.

November 16 2023

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Proposal Would Increase Retirement Plan Access for Younger Workers

Senator Bill Cassidy (R-LA), and co-sponsor Tim Kaine (D-VA) have introduced the “Helping Young Americans Save for Retirement Act”.

November 16 2023

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Retirement Plan Disaster Assistance May Be Available for Arkansas Severe Storms

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) issued a disaster declaration on November 14, 2023, for Arkansas severe storms, straight-line winds, and tornadoes for the incident period of June 25-June 26, 2023.

November 15 2023

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DOL Final Rule on QPAM Exemptions at OMB

The Office of Management and Budget has received a final rule from the Department of Labor (DOL) titled “Proposed Amendment to PTE 84-14 for Plan Asset Transactions Determined by an Independent Qualified Plan Asset Manager”.

November 15 2023

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Increased Retirement Plan Startup Credit Proposed for Micro Businesses

Representative Claudia Tenney (R-NY) has introduced the Retirement Investment in Small Employers (RISE) Act to encourage small businesses with no more than 10 employees who received at least $5,000 of compensation in the prior year to adopt retirement plans.

November 06 2023

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IRS Releases 2024 Cost-of-Living Adjusted Retirement Savings Limitations

The IRS has issued Notice 2023-75, which contains the 2024 cost-of-living increases for qualified retirement plan dollar limitations on benefits and contributions under the Internal Revenue Code (IRC).

November 01 2023

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DOL Releases Proposed Fiduciary Rule

The Department of Labor (DOL) has released a new proposed rule updating the definition of an investment advice fiduciary under ERISA.

October 31 2023

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PBGC Updates Maximum Guarantee Table for 2024

The Pension Benefit Guarantee Corporation (PBGC) has updated its table titled, “Present Value of PBGC Maximum Guarantee,” to reflect applicable values for distributions with annuity starting dates during calendar year 2024.

October 31 2023

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Retirement Plan Disaster Assistance May Be Available for Kansas Severe Storms

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) issued a disaster declaration on October 26, 2023, for severe storms, straight-line winds, tornadoes, and flooding in Kansas, for the incident period of July 14, 2023, – July 21, 2023.

October 27 2023