457 Plans

This station houses posts about the 457 plans provided to the non-profit marketplace, including news, developments, industry trends, thought leadership, best practices, research, etc.




By NTSA Net Staff4/3/2018 • 0 Comments

Tech Talk addresses whether double dipping is still allowed within 403(b) and 457 plans, and whether employers can still contribute to a former employee’s 403(b) for up to five years. READ MORE

By John Iekel 3/23/2018 • 0 Comments

The latest ERISA Tips features a discussion of the difference between ERISA and Non-ERISA plans. READ MORE

By Brent Neese3/20/2018 • 0 Comments

The NTSA is pleased to unveil the NTSA Advocacy and Resource (ARC), a member-only website featuring an interactive 403(b)/457 plan industry advocacy map of the United States, with detailed summaries for each state. READ MORE

By John Iekel 3/15/2018 • 0 Comments

The IRS has issued a reminder that the retirement plan participants and holds of IRAs and IRA-based plans who attained age 70½ during 2017 must starting receiving RMDs by April 1. READ MORE

By John Iekel 3/9/2018 • 0 Comments

The IRS on March 2 issued an updated version of Publication 575, “Pension and Annuity Income.” It is to be used in preparing 2017 income tax returns. READ MORE

By NTSA Net Staff2/20/2018 • 0 Comments

This marks the inauguration of a new feature for the 403(b) Advisor, ERISA Tips. This first tip offers a discussion of ERISA Section 404(c). READ MORE

By NTSA Net Staff2/5/2018 • 0 Comments

In Tech Talk, Susan Diehl tells us whether a former state employee who retires can return six months later and contribute to a 403(b), 457 or 401(k). READ MORE

By John Iekel 1/30/2018 • 0 Comments

At a Jan. 25 session of the 2018 NTSA Summit in Houston, NTSA Executive Director Brent Neese outlined the top 10 issues affecting state advocacy and the 403(b) market, and called for active engagement by NTSA members. READ MORE

By John Iekel 1/18/2018 • 0 Comments

The New York Department of Financial Services’ proposal for a “best interest” standard for those licensed to sell life insurance and annuity products is of limited scope and notable for what it leaves out. READ MORE

By NTSA Net Staff1/16/2018 • 0 Comments

Tech Talk addresses whether a state employee who is enrolled in a state 457 plan through an insurer can transfer assets to that plan. READ MORE

By John Iekel 1/11/2018 • 0 Comments

A recent white paper discusses the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 and its possible effects, such as those on retirement plans — including 403(b)s and 457s. READ MORE

By John Iekel 1/2/2018 • 0 Comments

A look at the nuts and bolts of Iowa's supplemental 403(b) program provides a close look at what such a program can entail.

By Ted Godbout12/20/2017 • 0 Comments

Bipartisan legislation that would allow for electronic delivery of pension and retirement plan information was introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives Dec 11. READ MORE

By Ted Godbout12/20/2017 • 0 Comments

Congressional Republicans and President Trump are on the verge of enacting broad-based tax reform legislation. READ MORE

By John Iekel 12/19/2017 • 0 Comments

Officials from the Iowa Public Employees’ Retirement System appeared before the Iowa Legislature’s Public Retirement Systems Committee on Dec. 18. READ MORE

By NTSA Net Staff11/28/2017 • 0 Comments

Yes, the holidays are upon us — but there’s no time like the present to get a head start on 2018 at the NTSA Summit! READ MORE

By John Iekel11/28/2017 • 0 Comments

There is “work to do in the retirement areas,” House Ways & Means Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) said on Nov. 28. READ MORE

By NTSA Net Staff11/28/2017 • 0 Comments

In Tech Talk we address what happens when a school district with a 457(b) plan changes the salary reduction amount to $0 for some employees in the same month deferral agreements were signed. READ MORE

By Ted Godbout11/17/2017 • 0 Comments

On Capitol Hill on Nov. 16 both the House and Senate took major steps toward completing the much-anticipated tax reform overhaul. READ MORE

By Nevin Adams 11/15/2017 • 0 Comments

Late last night, Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-UT) released a modified chairman’s mark for the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, with — mostly — good news for retirement plans. READ MORE

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