Experts from Groom Law Group and Cammack Retirement Group answer questions concerning 403(b) plans and regulations.
“I understand that under the new proposed hardship regulations a participant will no longer be required to take all available loans from the retirement plans that we sponsor.
“Our plan is a 403(b) plan that has elective deferrals AND a mandatory employee contribution that is a condition of employment and thus is excluded from the 402(g) limit on elective deferrals.
Data and Research
If the proposed rules are finalized, there would be no more suspension of deferrals after a hardship withdrawal or requirement to take a loan before one.
While automatic enrollment generates positive effects, a report argues how these results are counterweighed by pre-retirement withdrawals.
“I am aware from a prior Ask the Experts column that the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 made some changes to the hardship distribution rules?