Tax Reforms That Touch Retirement Plans Unpopular: Survey

Law360, New York (November 8, 2013, 4:49 PM EST) -- As Congress mulls whether to revise the U.S. tax laws, a coalition of insurance groups on Thursday released a survey indicating that a vast majority of Americans oppose changing rules that give preferential tax treatment to retirement savings accounts.

Approximately 87 percent of the people surveyed said they would be against attempts by Congress to amend the current tax treatment of 401(k) plans, traditional IRAs and other retirement savings accounts, according to the survey released by the Coalition to Protect Retirement. The group said their research...
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