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August 8, 2022

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metsfan026 created a topic in 401(k) Plans

Is Spousal Consent Required for All Distributions from a DC Plan?

"If a participant wants to take a distribution (either in-service or termination), is it an IRS requirement to get spousal consent, or is it at the plan's discretion?"

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30Rock created a topic in 457 Plans

Merging Two 457(b) Top Hat Plans

"I'm looking for thoughts on merging two 457(b) top hat plans when the plans have a different plan year end. One plan has a plan year end of 12/31 and the other plan has a plan year end of 9/30. In the qualified plan world, you cannot merge two plans if they have different plan years. This wouldn't seem to be an issue in the non-qualified 457 plan context, where there are no Form 5500 filing or testing requirements. Agree?"

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