Updating dollar limit for mandatory distributions

Under current law, employers may automatically roll over former employees’ retirement accounts from a workplace retirement plan into an IRA if their balances are between $1,000 and $5,000. The $5,000 limit will now be increased to $7,000.

Exemption for certain automatic portability transactions

Currently, in most cases, a plan may distribute a terminated participant’s account balance without their consent if the balance is under $5,000 – a “force-out” distribution. Current law also requires an employer to roll over this distribution into a default IRA if the...