DOL Extends Fiduciary Comment Period by 15 Days
With the 15-day extension, “the initial comment period will be 90 days and the department anticipates the opportunity for public comments may be more than 140 days in total,” DOL says.
Top GOP Senators Press DOL to Extend Fiduciary Comment Period
Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and HELP Committee leader Lamar Alexander were among those sending the letter asking for a 45-day extension.
Sen. Hatch: SAFE Retirement Act Will Be Reintroduced
Senate Finance Chairman Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, plans to resubmit legislation to stop DOL from writing fiduciary rules for IRAs.
Retirement Solutions for Small-Business Owners
Small-business owners have a lot of flexibility in helping their employees save for retirement, according to Chris Carosa of FiduciaryNews.
Senate Finance Passes 529 Reform Bill
The bipartisan bill modernizes the treatment of 529 plans in three ways.
529 College Plan Bill to Be Debated in Senate Committee
The bill is intended to "modernize" 529 plans and would designate computers as a qualified expense, among other provisions.
Late-Night Social Security Votes Have Major Political Ramifications
Three recent Senate votes related to Social Security benefits may hold clues to how candidates will line up on the issue in the presidential campaigns.
Come April, if not earlier, taxes occupy a huge space in your clients’ brains. If you’re providing tax advice, taxes are taking up valuable real estate in your brain, too, if they haven't taken over entirely.
Senate Finance Allows Public Comments on Tax Reform
Interested parties have until April 15 to email their recommendations to the five bipartisan tax working groups.
King vs. Burwell: 5 Patches for PPACA if Court Cuts Subsidies
If the Supreme Court kills federal exchange subsidies, what happens on July 1?