Edward A. Wodarczyk, Esq., firstname.lastname@example.org, (412) 594-3920
The CARES Act allows employers to adopt temporary rule changes for their retirement plans for in-service withdrawals and participant loans for employees adversely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. For more details about these changes, see our March 2020 newsletter. How many employers are adopting these changes for their retirement plans? According to one survey, 71% of the surveyed employers are permitting their employees to suspend their outstanding plan loans, 70% adopted the relaxed rules for in-service withdrawals while only 47% adopted the increased loan limits. For more details, see survey results.