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Qualified Plans Committee

Qualified Plans Committee

Mission

The Qualified Plans Committee considers tax and other legal issues relating to tax-qualified retirement plans such as 401(k)plans, defined benefit pension plans, and employee stock ownership plans(ESOPs),including government, not-for-profit, and church programs. The Committee monitors proposed and enacted legislation and other legal developments affecting tax-qualified retirement plans. The Committee prepares technical comments on legislation and regulations, publishes information for Section members on these topics, and participates in or sponsors Section CLE programs as well as at least one group teleconference per year.

Programs, Meetings and Events

Committee Events

Conference Call--Future of the IRS Determination Letter Program

July 10, 2015
Please join the Qualified Plans Committee for a discussion of issues concerning the future of the IRS determination letter program. IRS officials have indicated that they intend to drastically reduce the availability of determination letters for individually designed plans. Our committee expects to work on comments to the proposal when it is formally published later this summer. This is one of our informal bi-monthly calls, with audience participation encouraged. The call is scheduled for noon CDT on Friday, July 10.
Dial in number: 866/646‐6488
Participant Pass code: 725 588 7619
 
Section Events

    Fundamentals of Trust Administration and Fiduciary Income Tax

    05/25/2017-05/25/2017

    The session will review the operational side of trusts including the role of trust accountings and the duties of a trustee. It will also discuss the income taxation of trusts and fiduciary income tax reporting during estate administration. Topics will include: · Trust accounting ...

    New Best Practice Standards for the Prudent Selection & Proper Management of Life Insurance

    06/06/2017-06/06/2017

    Life Insurance is often integral to estate and business planning. Clients and attorneys often do not understand the different types of life insurance and when the different types may or may not be appropriate. This program will provide an overview of life insurance basics and how life insurance can be ...

    Fundamentals of Federal Transfer Taxes

    06/22/2017-06/22/2017

    This session will discuss the fundamental rules and concepts underlying both the estate and gift tax regimes, and touch on the federal generation-skipping transfer tax. It will also cover issues associated with the preparing and filing of both gift and estate tax returns. Topics will include: What ...

LISTSERV Communication

In order to send a message to the listserve, send the message as an email to the address below. You must be a member of the Committee to use the listserve.

RPTE-QUALIFIEDPLANS@mail.americanbar.org

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Leadership

Co-Chairs:

Stamer, Cynthia
Towarnicky, John

Vice-Chair:

Valcarce, Jose

Committee Roster  

Modified by Karen Suhre on July 9, 2015

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