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SECURE Act: Treating Excluded Difficulty of Care Payments as Compensation for Determining Retirement Contribution Limitations

Many home healthcare workers do not have taxable income because their only compensation comes from “difficulty of care” payments that are exempt

SECURE Act: Benefits for Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Medical Responders

Back in 2007, the Volunteer Responder Incentive Protection Act (VRIPA) was enacted, exempting property tax benefits and up to $600 per year of other incentives

SECURE Act: Church-Controlled Organizations: Clarification of Retirement Income Account Rules Under the Secure Act

Section 111 of the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act clarifies who may be covered under retirement plans that are maintained

SECURE Act: Stipends Treated as Compensation

Several provisions of the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement Act of 2019 (SECURE Act) pertain to IRAs. One of these affects stipends

SECURE Act: Modification of PBGC Premiums for Cooperative and Small Employer Charity Plans (Section 206)

Many charities and cooperative associations provide their employees with retirement benefits through defined benefit multi-employer pension arrangements


On May 23rd, the U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed the “Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement” (SECURE) Act

2019 Retirement Plan Limitations

On November 1, 2018, the Internal Revenue Service announced the cost-of-living adjustments (COLA) that will take effect January 1, 2019 (IRS Notice 2018-83).

2018 Retirement Plan Limitations

Update to the original article: On October 13, 2017, the Social Security Administration (SSA) announced that the maximum amount of earnings subject to

Roth 401(k) Trivia: What You May Not Know

401(k) plans have been around since 1981; however, the conception for the establishment of such plans was included in the Revenue Act of 1978 whereby Congress

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