In 2019, the federal government announced its intention to amend the tax rules for Specified Multi Employer Plans (SMEPs) to prohibit contributions in respect of employees over age 71 and re-employed retirees. Two years later, the government is moving ahead with these changes.
While these rules are not yet in force, the legislation that will enact those rules (Bill C-30
On March 19, 2019, the Federal Government tabled its latest budget, which introduces changes to the tax rules applicable to contributions to Specified Multi Employer Plans (SMEPs) in respect of employees over age 71 and re-employed retirees. On July 30, 2019, the draft legislative proposals to implement these changes were released for public comment.
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