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Pension fund surpluses

Pension fund surpluses

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Published by Published for the Pensions Research Accountants Group by Tolley in Croydon .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementa paper produced by the Pensions Research Accountants Group.
SeriesPRAG publications
ContributionsPensions Research Accountants Group.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20778050M
ISBN 100854593403
OCLC/WorldCa86027018

  The concern among quite a many Americans is that this on-budget approach allowed the federal government to comingle funds from Social Security's trusts and net cash surpluses with general.   Consider that such pension funds held $ trillion in assets at the end of , and that Goldman Sachs estimates that those assets represent less than 60% of pension fund liabilities. That.

  Pension surplus an asset, fund administrator says A major public service pension plan co-sponsored by Queen’s Park says the auditor general should include billions of dollars of its assets on the government’s bottom line News by Robert Benzie Conditions for administration of Pension Funds, Conditions for Schemes for Apportionment of Actuarial Surpluses of Umbrella Funds, Methods of Apportionment deemed to be Equitable,

  Pension surpluses began building up in the late s and through as a result of low inflation rates, high interest rates, government-imposed .   Philadelphia finished the most recent fiscal year with nearly $1 billion cash balance, the highest balance in at least a decade, according to a City Controller report. Most of the cash balance is from the city's main operating budget and raises the question as to whether the city should put away some of it's extra cash in a rainy day fund that thus far remains empty.


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After a wait of more than 15 years, about 15 pensioners and members of seven pension funds, whose surpluses were stripped by employers.

The inherent volatility of the economy and changing socialfactors mean that a pension surplus could easily become a question of who owns pension fund surpluses is one of the keyareas addressed in the Consultation Paper issued by the GoodeCommittee on pension fund reform and has tended to dominate reformproposals, perhaps obscuring a more important question: "What is asurplus?".

Buy Pension Fund Surpluses (Longman Pensions Report) 2nd edition by Bennett, Philip (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on Author: Philip Bennett.

Corporate pension funds are once again in the enviable position of having to decide what to do with these surpluses.

Historically, there have been three ways of reducing surpluses: a ‘contribution holiday’ under which contributions by employers or employees are suspended; improvement of pensions or a refund to the employer.

The ownership of surpluses in pension funds had been a topic of debate since the late s. Many people believed that all surpluses in a pension fund belonged to the employer, and could be utilised at will. The FSB Appeal Board determined in (the Lintas. This extra cash – known as surpluses in pension funds – is complex to understand, and a lack of finance know-how is one of the reasons why some pensioners or former pension fund.

There has been no suggestion the government intends to raid the pension funds, which would be illegal. The question is whether the pension surplus can be counted as an asset or not at all.

The revision gave government permission to use surpluses from its employees' pension funds and either spend the money or transfer it to the general government coffers.

Before the legislation was amended, the Treasury Board had no legal authority to relocate or redistribute the surplus, according to the Public Service Alliance of Canada. The payments to pensioners are being undertaken and overseen by the administrator of the retirement funds, Old Mutual.

Pensioners with inquiries. There are currently another seven Pension Funds whose funds were stripped in the early parts of that will begin distributing the surplus to their members totaling close to R million and affecting well over 15 employees and former employees.

The following Retirement Funds are part of the current redistribution of surpluses according. Another book, "Constitutionalism And since the reserves comprise Singaporeans’ CPF pension funds, government surpluses, land sales, and funds managed by the two government investment funds.

Get this from a library. Pension fund surpluses: an economic perspective. [Louis Ascah; Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.].

Booming stock markets in the s led to even fatter pension fund surpluses and this proved an irresistible target for the Blairite government that came to power in   I have a problem with a pension fund that doesn't want to pay out my share of a surplus. I was a Standard Bank employee for 40 years.

InI accepted an early retirement package because my department was closing down. Shortly thereafter I read that Standard Bank's pension fund had declared surpluses and I applied to get a part of the surplus. Pension Funds Online, published by Wilmington Publishing & Information, is a source for detailed financial data and contact information on pension funds globally which helps firms working within the pensions industry to achieve their marketing and business objectives.

It holds information on over 8, pension funds, providing details on key contacts, which asset classes they invest in and. South Africa adopted legislation in to force pension funds to repay former members of retirement funds their fair share of surpluses. Most pension funds were not guilty of any wrongdoing because they paid benefits according to the fund rules.

New legislation introduced new minimum benefits to be paid on exiting a retirement fund. Pension Fund Surplus in the United Kingdom by Helen James (UK) INTRODUCTION The purpose of this paper is to provide a brief outline of the treatment of surplus in UK Company Pension Funds.

BACKGROUND This paper is written against the background of a typical UK Pension Plan. To all metal industries workers (past and present). Due to amendments to the Pension Funds Act inyou may be eligible for a payment. Please fill out the form below if you have ever worked in the metal industries, or if you are a member, a pensioner or a former member of one of the following Funds.

Others, like GE, sold pension surpluses in restructuring deals, indirectly converting pension assets into cash. To replenish the surplus assets in their pension piggy banks, companies cut benefits.

Initially, employees didn’t question why companies with multibillion-dollar pension surpluses were cutting pensions that weren’t costing them. (February 9, ) — Corporate pension surpluses covered by the Pension Protection Fund have doubled in January. According to the PPF, which operates the safety net for members of pension schemes if these schemes collapse, pension funds eligible for its help had reported a surplus of £ billion, from £ billion in December.

But just 10 years ago, these pension funds were running surpluses. "Some of the worst things are done in the best of times," says Steven Nickol, who now works for the state teachers union.

The Pension Funds Second Amendment Act says that funds have to go back to January 1, to trace former members.

But a member who passed away before December 7, (when the surplus legislation was passed) is not entitled to any surplus. The one remaining issue in the baseball strike is disposition of “surplus” money in the player pension fund. The players want it to be used to increase the present schedule of pension .