Filtered by category: Pensions Outlook Clear Filter

IRS Releases Updated Retirement Plan Contribution Limits for Defined Benefit Plans

The federal tax provision that limits the amount of an "annual benefit" that an individual can receive from a tax-qualified defined benefit pension plan will increase from $245,000 in 2022 to $265,000 in 2023.  

Read More

The Economic Benefit of Public Pension Dollars in Small Towns and Rural Texas

In 2018, public pension benefit dollars represented between 0.4% and 1.1% on average of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) for each county type in Texas. New research indicates that public pension plans have a particularly positive economic impact on small towns and rural communities.

Read More

ILPA Institute Heading to Austin to Offer Executive Education

The Institutional Limited Partners Association's ILPA Institute will be in Austin May 11-12, 2022, offering its executive education programming for trustees. The Private Equity for Trustee course explores the basic aspects of the private equity asset class, the economics of a private equity investment, the current state of the market, and its external perception. The program fee is $1499 and will run from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day at the DLA Piper Austin Office, 303 Colorado St., Suite 3000, in Austin. For more information and to register, contact Mandy Ilk at [email protected].

Read More

US Census Bureau Releases Annual Survey of Public Pensions

In 2020, assets (cash and investments) for state- and local-administered defined-benefit public pensions systems totaled $4.6 trillion, an increase from the 2019 level of $4.4 trillion, according to an annual survey of public pensions released by the U.S. Census Bureau in July 2021.

Read More