Defined Contribution

ComplianceJanuary 17, 2017

IRS Proposes Changes to QMAC, QNEC Definitions

Under the proposal, employer contributions to a plan would be able to qualify as QMACs or QNECs if they satisfy applicable nonforfeitability and distribution requirements at the time they are allocated to participants’ accounts not when they are contributed to the plan.

ComplianceJanuary 10, 2017

J.C. Penney to Settle Stock Drop Suit

The company has agreed to pay $4.5 million to resolve a lawsuit alleging it failed to drop the company stock fund from its retirement plan after it was no longer a prudent investment.