On June 19, 2020, the IRS issued Notice 2020-50 that expands the categories of individuals eligible for plan distributions and plan loans under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.
Even when the economy isn’t closed due to a pandemic, many employers find meeting their contribution obligations to their employer-sponsored retirement plans a challenge to honor.
Unless you own or operate a financial services company, giving out financial advice is probably way outside the scope of your usual responsibilities.
The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act was signed into law by President Trump on March 27, 2020, it contains several provisions that impact qualified retirement plans.
The government’s response to COVID-19 has left many facing forced closure or seismic changes to sales and expense forecasts. This new reality has left business owners looking for ways to bolster working capital while reducing fixed and other costs
Recent provisions to the SECURE Act make it easier for employees to save for retirement while employers and plan sponsors have new rules to follow for qualified retirement plans.
President Trump signed the latest federal government spending bill on Friday December 20, 2019. The bill includes many tax law changes and extends several expired provisions. The bill also incorporates the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act of 2019. Read on for three changes from the SECURE Act that all taxpayers should know.
The government penalizes employers for not putting enough money into a retirement plan and for putting too much into the plan. If an overpayment occurs and funds need to be withdrawn, the ability to pull them out depends on if the excess is employee or employer money.
If your 401(k) plan document was created before 2014, chances are the document is outdated. The IRS allows you to “tack-on” amendments to your existing document but may decide it is time to restate your entire plan document whether you think it needs it or not.
With a threshold of $11 million per person, the estate tax has become a concern mostly for the very wealthy. While most of us don’t need to think about an estate tax when we die, there is still plenty of estate planning to be done, whether it is more financial, practical, or logistical in nature.