Pension Comments and Letters

Multiemployer Plans Task Force comment letter to the Department of Labor regarding proposed regulations for the annual funding notice for multiemployer pension plans. (March 7, 2005)

Pension Practice Council comments to Internal Revenue Service (IRS) regarding proposed regulations on distributions from pension plans under a phased-retirement program. (February 8, 2005)

Multiemployer Plans Task Force letter to Internal Revenue Service (IRS) concerning the delay of amortization relief for multiemployer pension plans under Internal Revenue Code (IRC) Section 412. (January 28, 2005)

Pension Committee comment letter to the Actuarial Standards Board (ASB) on a proposed pension valuation standard. (October 4, 2004)

Pension Practice Council letter to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) on proposed changes to the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) regulations. (September 1, 2004)

Multiemployer Plans Task Force letter to the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) commenting on a draft interpretation concerning financial reporting for multiemployer plans. (July 9, 2004)

Stock Options Task Force comment letter to the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) regarding the measurement of employee stock options. (June 30, 2004)

Joint Committee on Retiree Health letter to the Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) on accounting by governmental employers for other postemployment benefits. (April 30, 2004)

Pension Practice Council comment letter to staff on the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee regarding the multiemployer provisions of H.R. 3108. (March 4, 2004)

Social Insurance Committee letter to the Social Security trustees about a technical panel recommendation on measuring unfunded obligations. (December 19, 2003)

Retiree Health Insurance Work Group letter to the Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) about the actuarial measurement of retiree health benefits. (May 20, 2003)

Workers' Compensation Subcommittee letter to the Social Security Committee of the International Actuarial Association (IAA) regarding draft IAA guidelines of actuarial practice for social security programs. (October 7, 2002)

Workers' Compensation Subcommittee letter to the International Actuarial Association (IAA) regarding draft IAA guidelines of actuarial practice for social security programs. (September 27, 2002)

Speech by Ron Gebhardtsbauer, Senior Pension Fellow at the Academy, on "Social Security Options and Their Effects on Different Demographic Groups" prepared for a congressionally sponsored town forum. (June 21, 1999)

Academy written testimony for a nationwide teleconference on women and Social Security. (January 23, 1999)

Academy letter to Chairman Jim Bunning of the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Social Security following up on questions related to congressional testimony about retirement ages. (July 9, 1998)