Joint Committee on Taxation Releases Document on Estimating the Revenue Effects of Changes in RMD Rules
On February 22, 2019, the congressional Joint Committee on Taxation (JCT) released a document providing some insights into the JCT revenue estimating process.
In an eleventh hour push to prevent a second government shutdown, on February 14, 2019, Congress passed a major spending bill funding nine departments and numerous agencies through September 30, 2019.
Several States Consider Proposals for Mandatory Auto-IRA Programs as Existing Programs Gain Momentum
2019 is proving to be an active year for the introduction of state legislation that would create a state-run mandatory auto-IRA program.
Members of Congress returned to Washington, D.C. on January 3, 2019 for the opening of the 116th Congress, albeit under unusual circumstances with the federal government under a partial shutdown.
The partial federal government shutdown, which ended on January 25, 2019 after a record-breaking 35 days, is expected to impact the timing of output of regulatory and other guidance from key agencies that oversee retirement and benefits policy.