Chris DeGrassi, Executive Director of the National Tax-deferred Savings Association (NTSA) issued the following statement in response to tax reform legislation unveiled by the United States House of Representatives Ways and Means Committee Wednesday: “This legislation is being touted by Chairman Dave Camp (R-MI) as a comprehensive simplification of the tax code, but it threatens… Continue reading
ASPPA CEO/Executive Director Brian Graff issued the following statement in response to the double taxation of retirement savings in the tax reform proposal unveiled by House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp: “Chairman Camp’s tax reform proposal would subject all retirement plan contributions to the 10% surtax. The result is double taxation of these… Continue reading
New research published by the American Society of Pension Professionals & Actuaries (ASPPA) shows that if Congress and the Administration fail to raise the debt ceiling, American workers’ 401(k) account balances could fall by more than 20%. “As if the uncertainty of this all too familiar crisis weren’t enough for America’s workers and retirees, the… Continue reading
“We were very concerned when last year’s budget included a double tax on contributions to 401(k) plans. Small business owners earning over $250,000 would have to pay tax on contributions in the year the contributions are made then pay tax at the full rate when contributions are distributed at retirement. We were hoping this misguided proposal would be eliminated in this year’s budget, but instead the Administration has kept the double tax proposal, and added another penalty for retirement savings.