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Retirement Savings Plan

ICMA-RC Review of Tax Reform Legislation's Potential Impact on Public Sector Retirement Plans as of December 4, 2017

December 4, 2017

Congress is in the process of considering the most substantial amendments to U.S. federal tax law since 1986. On November 16, 2017, the House of Representatives passed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (H.R.1), and on December 2, 2017, the Senate passed its version of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.

IRS Announces 2018 Retirement Plan Contribution Limits

October 19, 2017

On October 19, 2017 the IRS announced contribution limitations for qualified retirement plans for the 2018 tax year.

Washington Perspective: New Administration Congress Examine Changes That May Impact Retirement

March 26, 2017

President Trump and Congress are examining potentially significant changes that may affect retirement benefits for public sector employers and employees.

Washington Perspective: Senate Finance Committee Releases Retirement Enhancement and Savings Act of 2016

December 16, 2016

On Sept. 21, 2016, the Senate Finance Committee unanimously reported out the Retirement Enhancement and Savings (RESA) Act of 2016. Given the broad bipartisan support of the bill and the expressed interest of President-elect Donald Trump and Congress to implement tax reform in 2017, RESA (or some RESA provisions) may become law in 2017.

President Obama’s Proposed Budget for Fiscal Year 2017

March 31, 2016

President Obama's Fiscal Year 2017 (FY17) Budget includes a number of provisions that may affect retirement plans.

New Safe Harbor Definitions for Normal Retirement Age

February 26, 2016

On Jan. 26, 2016, the IRS and Department of Treasury issued proposed regulations related to the normal retirement age (NRA) in governmental 401(a) money purchase plans.

ICMA-RC Participates in America Saves Week for Third Year

February 17, 2016

For the third consecutive year, ICMA-RC, the nation's only non-profit provider of retirement plans exclusively for public sector employees, is participating in America Saves Week.

ICMA-RC and Its Clients Receive 35 Education and Communications Awards in 2015

February 11, 2016

ICMA-RC, the nation’s only non-profit provider of retirement plans exclusively for public sector employees, working with its local and state government clients, received 35 awards and honorable mentions in 2015.

ICMA-RC Launches Website Enhancements

December 28, 2015

ICMA-RC, the nation's only non-profit provider of retirement plans exclusively for public sector employees, recently launched its redesigned website, www.icmarc.org.

ICMA-RC Memorial Scholarship Fund Accepting Applications for 2016-2017

December 15, 2015

The ICMA-RC Public Employee Memorial Scholarship Fund is now accepting applications for the 2016-2017 academic year.

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