Tag: Legislation

DC Plan Sponsors Value Traditional Tax Incentives

“The tax rules have always been designed to tie the interests of the employer and the employee together," one former EBSA official says. “So if you mess up the tax treatment and remove the incentive to offer a plan, small businesses aren’t going to go through the trouble, risk and expense of offering one at all.”

State-Run Plan Momentum Likely to Continue

One retirement industry CEO argues the recent effort by Congress to remove the ERISA safe harbor protections for state- and city-run retirement plans offered to private-sector workers won’t have much of an effect.