There’s a Party Going on Right Here! Roth Catch-Up Change Delayed Two Extra Years!

By and on August 28, 2023

Yahoo! Let’s celebrate—the IRS gave us more time!

On August 25, 2023, the Internal Revenue Service announced an administrative transition period that effectively delays the deadline for adding Roth catch-up contributions under the SECURE 2.0 Act until at least 2026. Specifically, the announcement provides that, until 2026, catch-up contributions will satisfy the requirements under SECURE 2.0, even if the contributions made for high-wage earners (i.e., those making more than $145,000 from their employer in the prior year) are not designated as Roth contributions.

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Sarah L. Engle
Sarah Engle focuses her practice on employee benefits matters. She counsels clients regarding a variety of issues, including the design, drafting and operation of tax-qualified pension and profit sharing plans, health and welfare arrangements, and deferred compensation plans. Sarah has experience advising clients on employee benefits design, implementation and transition matters arising in connection with corporate mergers and acquisitions. Read Sarah Engle's full bio.

Brian Tiemann
Brian J. Tiemann counsels public and private companies on a broad range of employee benefit matters, including matters related to pension plans, 401(k) plans and executive and incentive compensation. He advises plan fiduciaries with respect to their fiduciary duties, investment policies and alternative investments. He also advises multinational clients on global employee benefits matters, particularly with respect to global incentive compensation plans. Brian has extensive experience negotiating investment management agreements and service provider agreements. Read Brian Tiemann's full bio.




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