Types & Qualifications

Sec. 403(b) retirement plans: A comparison with 401(k) plans

Tax-exempt Sec. 501(c)(3) charities, public schools, and certain other entities can generally adopt either Sec. 403(b) or Sec. 401(k) retirement plans. While the rules applying to these plans are often substantially the same, there are many significant differences.

Multiple-employer plans for small businesses

This item discusses some of the conditions set out in the rule for an employer group or association to join together to establish an MEP and who can be covered under the plan.

Correcting excess contributions to IRAs

Excess contributions to IRAs are generally subject to a 6% excise tax each year until they are eliminated from the account. This article identifies the ways taxpayers can eliminate excess contributions and discusses the pros and cons of using the different methods in various situations.

Newsletter Articles


50 years of The Tax Adviser

The January 2020 issue marks the 50th anniversary of The Tax Adviser, which was first published in January 1970. Over the coming year, we will be looking back at early issues of the magazine, highlighting interesting tidbits.


Quirks spurred by COVID-19 tax relief

This article discusses some procedural and administrative quirks that have emerged with the new tax legislative, regulatory, and procedural guidance related to COVID-19.