Automatic Enrollment in IRAs: Costs and Benefits

Research Report

Automatic Enrollment in IRAs: Costs and Benefits

Abstract

To encourage better retirement saving, President Obama recently proposed policies that would require firms without retirement savings plans to automatically enroll their workers in IRAs. In addition, the president proposed an expansion of the Saver's Credit to be fully refundable and available to middle-income taxpayers. This report estimates the revenue costs and distributional effects of the president's proposals.

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