The SECURE Act—potentially the most impactful benefits legislation since the Pension Protection Act of 2006—was included in the bipartisan spending bill signed into law on December 20, 2019. The SECURE Act includes provisions that affect tax-qualified retirement plans and individual retirement accounts. Other provisions of the spending bill affect executive compensation and healthcare benefits.
We will continue to update you on the effects of the SECURE Act. Our current publications include the following:
- SECURE Retirement Legislation Becomes Law: Overview of Provisions Affecting Retirement Plans
- SECURE Act Increases Access to Retirement Plans with ’Pooled Employer Plans’
- The Good News and Really Bad News for IRA Owners Under the SECURE Act – Next Steps for IRA Providers
- SECURE Act Provides RMD Statement Relief for IRA Providers
Keep an eye out for upcoming LawFlashes on other key aspects of the SECURE Act and how the spending bill impacts employee benefits and tax-deferred savings.