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Court's Tentative Decision on San Jose's Pension Reform Measure Appears to Favor City

However, the Vested Rights Doctrine Proves Fatal to Core Pension Reform Measures - A tentative decision on the legal challenges to the City of San Jose’s pension reform measure, Measure B, was released late last month....more

Many Employee Retirement Plan Dollar Limits Adjusted For 2014

The Internal Revenue Code provides for various dollar limitations on benefits, contributions, and compensation for tax-qualified employee benefit plans. Recently, the Internal Revenue Service announced cost of living...more

2014 Benefits Limitations

The IRS announced cost-of-living adjustments to various dollar limitations that will apply to benefit plans for 2014....more

2014 Benefit Plan Dollar Limitations Announced

Effective January 1, 2014, The dollar limitation that apply to qualified retirement and other benefits are as follows... Please see full Chart below for more information....more

IRS and SSA Announce Dollar Limits and Thresholds for 2014

The Internal Revenue Service and Social Security Administration have announced cost-of-living adjustments to the dollar limits on contributions made to, and benefits under, tax-favored retirement and benefits plans, and other...more

IRS Announces COLA Increases for Dollar Limitations on Benefits and Contributions

On October 31, 2013 the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced the cost-of-living adjustments impacting tax-qualified pension plans for 2014. Increases were not made to the individual limits on deferrals and catch-up...more

Employers Prepare For Minimum Wage Increases In 2014

Florida's current $7.79 hourly minimum wage rate will increase to $7.93 effective January 1, 2014. Florida's minimum wage law requires the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity to recalculate Florida's minimum wage...more

Irs Announces 2014 Benefit Plan Limits

The Internal Revenue Service has released the 2014 cost of living adjustments affecting dollar limits on benefits and contributions under qualified retirement plans. The following chart summarizes 2014 retirement plan limits...more

Year 2014 IRS Dollar Limits

The IRS announced the Year 2014 cost-of-living adjustments for various provisions affecting employee benefit plans. The following table shows certain Year 2014 limits and those from prior years. ...more

2014 COLAs For Employee Benefit Plans

The Internal Revenue Service has announced the 2014 cost of living adjustments to various limits on employee benefit plans. The adjusted amounts generally apply for plan years beginning in 2014. ...more

IRS Announces Employee Benefit Plan Limits for 2014

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) recently announced cost-of-living adjustments to the applicable dollar limits on various employer-sponsored retirement and welfare plans for 2014. Although many dollar limits currently in...more

Social Security Benefits to Increase in 2014

The Social Security Administration (SSA) announced on Wednesday that there will be a 1.5% cost of living adjustment for social security benefits starting with the December 2013 benefits, payable in January 2014. The purpose...more

IRS Announces Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA) Limits for 2013 Applicable to Retirement Plans

The Internal Revenue Service has announced cost of living adjustments (COLA) applicable to dollar limitations for retirement plans for 2013. Employers should make sure that the individuals in charge of their payroll...more

Florida Supreme Court Upholds Legislation Requiring Public Employees To Contribute To Retirement Accounts

In a 4-3 decision in Scott v. Williams, No. SC12-520 (Fla. Jan. 17, 2013), the Florida Supreme Court recently upheld the constitutionality of a 2011 law, Senate Bill 2100, requiring Florida’s public employees to contribute...more

IRS Announces COLA Increases for Dollar Limitations on Benefits and Contributions

On October 18, 2012 the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced the cost-of-living adjustments (COLA) impacting tax-qualified pension plans for 2013....more

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