Focus on . . . Interest Rates for Terminating Defined Benefit Plans
Journal of Pension Benefits, Vol. 15, No. 3, p. 5, Spring 2008
5 Pages Posted: 9 Jul 2009
Date Written: 2008
This article discusses changes the PPA has made to the rules governing defined benefit plan interest rates as they are used to calculate the value of optional forms of benefit, including lump sums. In regard to terminating plans, plan sponsors must be aware of the delicate balance between the PPA's new plan qualification requirements and ERISA's separate Title IV termination rules.
Keywords: interest rates, benefit plans
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