"We need a national retirement policy"

Curtis, James A.
July 1990
Financial Executive;Jul/Aug1990, Vol. 6 Issue 4, p43
Academic Journal
This article presents the author's perspective on the need of a national retirement policy in the U.S. He is critical of the Internal Revenue Service for its inability to issue timely regulations, which leads to confusion among plan sponsors. He also feels that legislation is enacted without input from the financial services industry and that the legislation is not formulated within a broad strategy resulting in an inefficient mixture of intentions. One suggestion is to characterize pension contributions as deferred dollars instead of lost revenue.


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