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    Pensions ACCT 302 Pensions help us live with an income as we get older and have retired. “A pension plan is a financial arrangement that allows individuals to continue receiving some type of regular income even after they are no longer active in the workforce.” (1) Most of the pension options out there are used when you retire however there are certain instances where you can collect a pension before retirement due to a disability. Pension plans are also interchangeable with retirement plans

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    Chapter scope notes Exclude alternative measures of pension obligation (p.1202) Exclude Other Defined Benefit Plans (pp. 1216) Exclude appendices Characteristics of organizational relationship: operating company & pension plan Emphasis will be on Defined Benefit Pension Plan accounting and reporting Pension plans are provided by organizations to provide for eligible employees upon retirement In Canada they are provincially regulated The concept is straightforward: An organization

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    Pension Costs

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    costs of pension plans‚ Leah Hutcherson‚ CPA‚ encounters certain terms. The components of pension costs that the terms represent must be dealt with appropriately if generally accepted accounting principles are to be reflected in the financial statements of entities with pension plans. DIRECTION AND REQUIREMENTS In this simulation‚ you will be asked various questions regarding basic pension plan terminology. 1. Discuss the theoretical justification for accrual recognition of pension costs. Cash-basis

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    Pension Plans

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    growth of the pension schemes has a dramatic institutional effect on national labor and financial markets in past several decades and this upward trend will probably continue in the future. So we will embark on a study of pension plans. Enterprise annuity plan is a system that according to enterprise’s economic strength and conditions established‚ aiming to secure staff retirement income and beyond the basic old-age insurance system for the government enforce. Enterprise pension funds is an important

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    Pension Funds

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    Kenya’s Pension Fund Industry amounts to approximately KShs 200 billion reference‚ or the equivalent of 23% of Gross Domestic Product (GDP). These funds are currently operated by statutory contributions under National Social Security Fund (“NSSF”)‚ sponsor-led schemes and individual Retirement Benefit Schemes reference. | These pension funds are established by employers to facilitate and organize the investment of employees’ retirement funds contributed by both the employers and the employees

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    Pension Funds

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    PENSION FUNDS A pension plan fund is established for the eventual payment of retirement benefits. A plan sponsor is the entity that establishes the pension plan. A plan sponsor can be: • A private business entity on behalf of its employees‚ called a corporate plan or private plan. • A federal‚ state‚ and local government on behalf of its employees‚ called a public plan. • A union on behalf of its called a Taft-Hartley plan. • An individual‚ called an individually sponsored plan. Two

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    Q1‚ While pension funds hold bonds as their asset‚ they also have obligations as liability. Lower interest rate‚ namely a lower discount rate‚ on one hand‚ increases bonds’ return‚ on the other hand‚ it also increase pension funds’ liabilities‚ which is the discounted value of future obligations. Moreover‚ bonds in asset side are usually in shorter term than long-term liabilities‚ and therefore are less sensitive to interest rate change. As a result‚ the increase in liability exceeds the value increase

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    Pension Funds

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    A pension fund shall be a pool of assets‚ established under a contract and not having legal personality‚ owned jointly by several persons in a partial ownership and the ownership shares represented by units in the pension fund. Each unit shall represent the ownership of a proportional part of the assets held in the pension fund structure. The pension fund shall be managed by a management company according to a pension fund contract with the unit-holders‚ with the objective to increase the

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    Pension System

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    I. Title of the Study: PENSION SYSTEM IN THE PHILIPPINES II. ABSTRACT Traditionally‚ pension systems aim to fulfill a number of functions which include income security and consumption smoothing in old age‚ as well as income redistribution. The main rationale for pension reform lies in the interaction between current demographic trends (e.g. increasing old age dependency ratios) and the design of existing pension systems (particularly‚ the so called Pay-As-You-Go public systems). Under certain

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    Pension Trends 14 April 2008 Chapter 5: Attitudes to retirement and pension planning Page number 5-2 List of tables and figures Figure 5.1 Expected age of retirement from main job: by sex‚ 2006 Working people expecting to retire from main job before 65: by sex and age‚ 2006 Expected age of retirement from main job: by employment status‚ 2006 Expected length of retirement: by when likely to retire in relation to state pension age‚ 2006 Expectations of retirement income‚ 2006 Views on

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    Pension Systems Differences

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    Denmarks’ pension system according to other countries systems Denmarks’ pension system according to other countries systems Authors: Cristina Harangozo Goda Dirzauskaite Irina Munteanu Elena Demirova Jaroslav Kerul-Kmec Authors: Cristina Harangozo Goda Dirzauskaite Irina Munteanu Elena Demirova Jaroslav Kerul-Kmec 11/2/2012 11/2/2012 University College of Northern Denmark Financial Management Programme 1st semester 2012 1 fie0912 Methodology project Why is Danish

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    Pension Fund Accounting

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    Relative to the pension fund the term “funded” refers to the relationship between pension fund assets and the present value of expected future pension benefit payments; thus‚ the pension fund may be fully funded or under funded. Relative to the employer‚ the term “funded” refers to the relationship of the contributions made by the employer to the pension fund and the pension expense accrued by the employer; if the employer contributes annually to the pension fund an amount equal to the pension expense‚

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    Defined Benefit Pension

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    When participating in a defined benefit pension plan‚ an employer promises to pay their employees a specific benefit for life beginning at retirement. The benefit is calculated in advance using a formula based on age‚ earnings‚ and years of service. In the United States‚ the maximum retirement benefit permitted in 2009 under a defined benefit plan is $195‚000. Defined benefit pension plans currently do not have contribution limits. The liability of the pension lies with the employer who is responsible

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    Pension Plan Memo

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    Pension Plan Memo Yeah Ok ACC/541 13 February 2012 Daphne Wagner MEMORANDUM TO: All Executives FROM: Chief Executive Officer DATE: February 13‚ 2012 SUBJECT: Required Reporting on Pension Plans CC: Board of Directors Our company has been providing their employees with a pension plan for many years. However‚ these benefits plans have to be reviewed and possibly revised after the recent acquisition

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    Pension Reform Uk

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    after the biggest unions announced strike ballots over pensions” (BBC News September 2011). Teachers and university lecturers are also planning to strike. Critically assess why substantial reforms are being planned for public sector pensions and the effects on the personal finances of those affected by such reforms. The difference between many tax and benefit changes the government proposes and the reforms of publics pensions is that pension reforms will take many years to come into effect completely

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    Canadian Pension Plan

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    benefits does the Canada Pension Plan provide? The Canada Pension Plan is a contributory‚ earnings-related social insurance program. It ensures a measure of protection to a contributor and his or her family against the loss of income due to retirement‚ disability and death. There are three kinds of Canada Pension Plan benefits: * disability benefits (which include benefits for disabled contributors and benefits for their dependent children); * retirement pension; and * survivor

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    Challenges in Pension Reform

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    CHALLENGES IN PENSION REFORM A RESEARCH PROJECT SUBMITTED TO THE FACULTY OF NATIONAL UNIVERSITY IN PARTIAL FULFILLMENT OF THE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE DEGREE OF MASTER OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION NOVEMBER 2012 By James Michael Sandburg Capstone Project Faculty Advisor Gary Geiler CAPSTONE PROJECT APPROVAL FORM I certify that I have read the Project of James Michael Sandburg entitled Challenges in Pension Reform‚ and that‚ in my opinion‚ it is satisfactory in scope and quality for

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    Pension Plan Memo

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    TO: CEO FROM: DATE: November 3‚ 2014 SUBJECT: Pension Plans With the recent acquisition of another company‚ the company acquired two different pension plans and two segments that do not flow with the company. The company is unfairly with the requirements in reporting the two pension plans. Also the company needs to determine the correct method for the two segments to be eliminated. Thus‚ the memo describes the reporting requirements for the pension plans of defined contribution‚ defined benefit

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    Reporting Paper for Pension Plans Dorothy Forrest ACC/541Accounting Theory and Research December 1‚ 2014 Professor: Thomas Gruber Memorandum To: Thomas Gruber‚ CEO From: Dorothy Forrest Date: December 1‚ 2014 Re: Company Acquisition Mr. Gruber our company has been going through many changes to better the company and a 100% acquisition of a new company will create changes in the retirement benefit plans area. Adjusting benefits plans will be complicated but with the required reporting

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    Pension Scheme Charges

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    Pension scheme charges Standard Note: Last updated: Author: Section SN 6209 6 September 2012 Djuna Thurley Business and Transport Section Pension scheme charges can be for good quality financial advice and other services that may be a beneficial product feature. However‚ even quite small differences in charges can make a significant difference to the size of an individual’s pension pot at retirement. The issue has taken on added importance with the impending introduction of workplace pension

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