The company has grown from pension plan takeovers and sale of individual retirement annuities
in recent years, which offset declines in defined benefit and other products the company has deemphasized over time.
A qualified longevity annuity contract (QLAC) may be held in a qualified defined contribution plan (such as a 401(k) plan), IRC Section 403 plans, traditional IRAs and individual retirement annuities
under Section 408, and eligible IRC Section 457 governmental plans.
403(b) plans, individual retirement annuities
and accounts (IRAs) under Sec.
Sales commissions on individual retirement annuities
that are billed directly by an insurance agent to the client and paid separately by the client are not separately deductible, but are subject to the overall limits on contributions and deductions.
The life and pensions giant reported pre-tax profits of PS592m for the six months to June 30, boosted by acquisitions and the sharp rise in sales of individual retirement annuities
However, it does not cover SEPs, SIMPLEs, IRAs or individual retirement annuities
Just as retired participants can roll over their DC plan accounts to individual retirement accounts, they can also roll them over to individual retirement annuities
Endowment contracts issued after November 6, 1978 do not qualify as individual retirement annuities
; therefore, contributions to such contracts are not deductible.
* Individual retirement arrangements (IRAs), including both individual retirement accounts and individual retirement annuities
, can be established by many taxpayers.
Maziarz (R/C-Monroe), amends the Tax Law to exempt distributions from individual retirement accounts and individual retirement annuities
from state personal taxation when distributions are used to purchase long-term health care insurance.
People with the bulk of retirement assets held in qualified retirement plans may, if they roll them over into Individual Retirement Accounts or to Individual Retirement Annuities
, find the lack of liquidity to be too restrictive.
The proposed regulations apply to tax-qualified defined-contribution plans under section 401(a), section 403(b), individual retirement annuities
and accounts (IRA) under section 408 and eligible governmental section 457 plans.