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Since 1976, The ERISA Industry Committee (ERIC) has remained the only organization in Washington, DC dedicated exclusively to the employee benefit and compensation interests of America’s largest companies. Learn More

ERIC as part of the Coalition to Protect Retirement launched a national campaign to safeguard retirement savings tax incentives. As part of the launch, the Coalition released a survey showing that Americans overwhelmingly oppose changing tax rules for retirement savings accounts. Learn more

ERIC advocates and supports the strengthening of our voluntary system of retirement benefits that has enabled our members to offer benchmark retirement benefits to their active employees, retirees and their families. Visit ERIC's Retirement Policy Page

ERIC is a highly visible, effective advocate of market-based health care reform and ERISA preemption. We believe that improving the quality, cost-effectiveness, and accessibility of our health care system demands adherence to market principles that have made possible the success of major employer plans. Visit ERIC's Health Policy Page

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ERIC Makes Recommendations on the IRS Determination Letter Program

ERIC submitted comments to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) on its proposal to eliminate its determination letter program for individually designed plans. The program affirms that an individually designed retirement plan and any changes made to it are qualified for tax purposes… More

ERIC Makes Recommendations on the 40 Percent Excise Tax

The ERISA Industry Committee (ERIC) submitted comments and recommendations to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) on potential rules regarding the Affordable Care Act’s 40 percent excise tax on employer-sponsored health coverage… More

ERIC Supports Limiting Definitions Under Fiduciary Regulations

The ERISA Industry Committee (ERIC) submits comments to the U.S. Department of Labor on its August hearing about the new definition of fiduciary regulations… More

The ERISA Industry Committee Speaks Out on the Rising Costs of Health Care

The release of the Kaiser Family Foundation and the Health Research & Educational Trust (HRET) 2015 Employer Health Benefits Survey highlights the important role employer-sponsored health care plans play in the lives of employees… More

The ERISA Industry Committee Strongly Supports Senate in Repeal of Excise Tax

The ERISA Industry Committee (ERIC) strongly supports Sen. Heller’s and Sen. Heinrich’s bill to eliminate the Affordable Care Act’s 40 percent excise tax on health coverage… More

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