Also being considered is legislation for expanding benefits of HSAs.
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has increased the affordability percentage for 2019 to 9.86%, up from 9.56% in 2018, the law firm Haynes and Boone announced.
“I really like the idea of promoting default-driven plans, and the evidence is abundantly clear that automatic retirement plans can be very effective,” says Jeff Kletti at Wells Fargo. “However, my experience has been that the pendulum can swing too far in terms of mandates.”
Respondents to a survey from Mercer reported preferences for policies to mitigate costs.
In a series of articles, PLANSPONSOR is profiling industry groups that work for retirement and health plan sponsors to protect them from onerous burdens and help them with plan design and administration. In this article we profile the American Benefits Council (ABC).