SECURE 2.0 Act

In 2019, the SECURE Act introduced a number of changes to rules for retirement plans and IRAs. Now SECURE Act 2.0, which was included in the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2023, has more than 90 provisions impacting retirement plans and IRAs. These changes include something for everyone … low- and modest-income individuals, wealthy people, small businesses, and others. It became law on Dec. 29, 2022, but many of the provisions do not come into effect until 2024 or even much later. The following is a year-by-year overview of key provisions that may affect you and your employees. Because some effective dates are expressed in terms of taxable years or plan years, for simplicity here it is assumed that taxpayers and qualified retirement plans are on a calendar year.

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